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

Baird's Division

 
 
Baird's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Baird's Division Marker
Inscription.
U.S.A.
Baird's Division.
Right of Assault.
Nov. 25, 1863.

 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-77.)
 
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° 2.465′ N, 85° 15.212′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Brown Wood Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is on the western crest of Missionary Ridge between the Turchin Reservation and the DeLong 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. 17th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Deas' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 59th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Kentucky Infantry (about 600 feet away); Turchin's Brigade
Baird's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Baird's Division Marker
View of the historic marker (extreme left of picture) looking north along South Crest Road
(about 700 feet away); Union Casualties (about 700 feet away); DeLong Reservation (about 700 feet away); Confederate Casualties (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Baird's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Baird's Division Marker
View of the historic marker on the western crest of the ridge, looking down at the residence directly below the historic marker.
Baird's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, December 7, 2013
4. Baird's Division Marker
Close-up view of the historical marker, with a distant view of Chattanooga (as seen beneath the crest of Missionary ridge), and in the far left of the picture a very distant view of Lookout Mountain.
Baird's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2017
5. Baird's Division Marker
View of page 77 from the National Park Service’s record book on the Chattanooga - Chickamauga listings of classified structures, which is kept in the Chickamauga Battlefield Park's Visitor Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on December 13, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on October 9, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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