Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
—Brig. Gen. Patton Anderson. —
Brig. Gen. Patton Anderson.
Nov. 25, 1863.
Anderson's Brigade - Col. William F. Tucker.
Deas' Brigade - Brig. Gen. Zach C. Deas.
Manigault's Brigade - Brig. Gen. Arthur M. Manigault.
Vaughn's Brigade - Brig. Gen. John C. Vaughn.
The artillery battalion of this division was commanded by Maj. Alfred R. Courtney, and was composed of the Alabama batteries of Capt. S. H. Dent, Capt. James Garrity and Waters', Lieut. William P. Hamilton commanding; and Scott's Tennessee battery, Lieut. John Doscher.
On November 23rd this division held the right of the Confederate line at the base of Missionary Ridge, a portion of Manigault's brigade holding Orchard Knob. When the line was withdrawn to the crest of Missionary Ridge, the division took position next on the right of Breckinridge's division, but not connected with it. The afternoon of November 25th the position was carried by the assault of troops from the Army of the Cumberland and the division retreated to the Chickamauga and crossed it.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-355.)
Marker series. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
Location. 35° 2.319′ N, 85° 15.217′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Shallowford Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge between the Turchin Reservation and the DeLong Reservation. It is situated within the distant view of the Turchin reservation. Marker is at or near this postal address: 144 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. Samuel Beatty's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Dent's Alabama Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 59th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 13th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); Wood's Division (about 500 feet away); 35th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 19th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 25th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Brigade and Battery tablets for this Division.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 11, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.