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Jackson's Brigade.

Cheatham's Division - Hardee's Corps.

 

Brig. Gen. John K. Jackson.

 
Jackson's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Jackson's Brigade. Marker
Inscription.  
Jackson's Brigade.
Cheatham's Division - Hardee's Corps.
Brig. Gen. John K. Jackson.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 p.m.
1st Georgia (Confederate) - Maj. J. C. Gordon.
5th Georgia - Col. Charles P. Daniel.
47th Georgia - Capt. J. J. Harper.
65th Georgia - Lieut. Col. Jacob W. Pearcy.
2nd Georgia Batt'n S.S. - Lieut. Col. R. H. Whiteley.
5th Mississippi - Maj. John B. Herring.
8th Mississippi - Maj. John F. Smith.
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This brigade withdrew at 2:30 a.m., Nov. 25th from the left of the intrenchments between Chattanooga Creek and Lookout Mountain and joined the other brigades of the division in the vicinity of Rossville. Early in the morning the brigade, with the division, marched north on Missionary Ridge and was posted on the right of Vaughan's brigade of Hindman's division, with Moore's brigade on its right. When the enemy had carried the ridge to the left the brigade was thrown across the crest, its left extending down the eastern slope. Moore's brigade was ordered to the left of Jackson to cover the base of
Jackson's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Jackson's Brigade. Marker
View of the historical marker situated into a recess in the brick wall embankment, built in front of the residence on North Crest Road.
the ridge and support that brigade, both brigades being under heavy fire. This line retired shortly before dark.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-375.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.991′ N, 85° 15.138′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road, on the right when traveling north. This historical marker is located on the eastern side of the roadway, imbedded into a brick wall embankment built in front of a residence, across the street from the Phelp's Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. E. H. Phelps Memorial Monument (here, next to this marker); 14th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Phelps' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheatham's Division. (about
Jackson's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Jackson's Brigade. Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along North Crest Road.
500 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCants' Florida Battery. (about 600 feet away); Hindman's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moore's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Jackson's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Jackson's Brigade. Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along the North Crest Road.
Jackson's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. Jackson's Brigade. Marker
View looking north, along North Crest Road, of both the featured historical marker and of the Phelp's Monument across the street from it.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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