Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
—Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne. —
Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne.
Liddell's Brigade - Col. Daniel C. Govan.
Smith's Brigade - Brig. Gen. James A. Smith.
Smith's Brigade - Col. Henry B. Granbury.
Polk's Brigade - Brig. Gen. Lucius E. Polk.
Lowrey's Brigade - Brig. Gen. Mark P. Lowrey.
Nov. 24, 1863, 2 p.m.
The Artillery Battalion commanded by Maj. T. R. Hotchkiss, was composed of the Arkansas Battery (Calvert's) Lieut. Thomas J. Key; Texas Battery, Capt. James P. Douglas; Alabama Battery (Semple's) Lieut. Richard W. Goldthwaite; and Swett's Mississippi Battery, Lieut. H. Shannon.
This Division reached the eastern base of Missionary Ridge from Chickamauga Station the evening of Nov. 23. It had reached the latter station on its way to report to Gen. Longstreet at Knoxville. At dawn of the 24th it began to throw up earthworks along the crest of the ridge from Gen. Bragg's headquarters to the Shallow Ford Road. At 2 p.m. it was dispatched in haste to Tunnel Hill to confront Gen. Sherman's forces. At that hour Walker's Division was on the ridge between Cleburne's right and Tunnel Hill.
The head of the Division reached Tunnel Hill about 2:30 p.m.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga
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° 2.143′ N, 85° 15.286′ 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 along the western crest of Missionary Ridge, between the Ohio Reservation and the Turchin Reservation (closer to the Turchin Reservation). Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willich's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 15th Wisconsin (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 89th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Ohio Infantry. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); 32nd Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 25th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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