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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Vaughan's Brigade

Hindman's Division - Hardee's Corps.

 

—Col. Alfred J. Vaughan, Jr. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. Vaughan's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Vaughan's Brigade
Hindman's Division - Hardee's Corps.
Col. Alfred J. Vaughan, Jr.
Nov. 25, 1863.
11th Tennessee - Col. George W. Gordon.
12th and 47th Tennessee - Col. Wm. M. Watkins.
13th and 154th Tennessee - Lieut. Col. R. W. Pitman.
29th Tennessee - Col. Horace Rice.
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Previous to the occupation of the crest of Missionary Ridge by Bragg's army on the night of Nov. 24th, Hindman's division commanded by Brig. Gen. Patton Anderson, held the right of the intrenchments of that army at the base of the ridge facing Chattanooga. The line was sufficiently advanced to admit the camps of the command between the ridge and the rifle-pits. Vaughan's brigade held the extreme right with Deas' brigade on its left. The right of the brigade on the ridge extended to the next knoll north. Scott's Tennessee Battery, Lieut. John Doscher commanding, occupied position on the line of the brigade in two sections. In the general assault upon the center the afternoon of November 25th, when the ridge had been carried near the observation tower, the brigade was formed across the ridge, its right remaining at the crest. The position held by the brigade was carried by a part of Baird's division, which was the
Vaughan's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. Vaughan's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated into a recess in the stone wall embankment, built in front of the residence on North Crest Road.
left division of the assaulting lines. About dusk the brigade retreated to the Chickamauga, crossing it during the night by the Shallow Ford road.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-390.)
 
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° 2.791′ N, 85° 15.24′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Brown Wood Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located along the eastern side of the roadway that runs along the western crest of Missionary Ridge, embedded in a stone wall embankment, in front of a residence, situated about midway between the DeLong Reservation and the Phelps' monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scott's Tennessee Battery (here, next to this marker); Van Derveer's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Baird's Division
Vaughan's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. Vaughan's Brigade Marker
View looking north of both the featured historical marker, and a second historical marker, both located on the eastern side of the roadway, and both imbedded into a stone wall embankment built in front of a residence.
(a few steps from this marker); 105th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Ohio Infantry. (within shouting distance of this marker); Hindman's Division (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCants' Florida Battery. (about 800 feet away); Cheatham's Division. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Vaughan's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. Vaughan's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along North Crest Road.
Vaughan's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. Vaughan's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking south on North Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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