Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Van Den Corput's Georgia Battery
Capt. W.W. Carnes’ Artillery Battalion.
— Stevenson's Division, Breckinridge's Corps. —
4-12 Pdr. Napoleons.
Capt. W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.
Stevenson's Division, Breckinridge's Corps.
Capt. Max. Van Den Corput, Commanding.
1st Lieut. M.L. McWhorter,
2d Lieut. W.S. Hoge,
2d Lieut. J.E. Stilwell,
2d Lieut. W.A. Russell.
Nov. 25, 1863, 2 P.M.
The Battery was engaged on Point Lookout on the 24th, and at 3:45 P.M. retired to the base of the Mountain, and with its battalion and division crossed the Chattanooga Creek in the early hours of the 25th, and came into action on the crest of the Ridge in rear of this position about 10 A.M. having a long range enfilading fire on the advancing lines of the enemy assaulting the west face of Tunnel Hill, and continuing a rapid fire with marked effect, till the effort to take that point was abandoned.
At 7:30 P.M. the battery with its division retired across the Chickamauga.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-407.)
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° 3.696′ N, 85° 14.756′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road south of Woolson Road, on the right when traveling north. This historic marker is located in a very remote and heavily wooded area of North Crest Road, with no truly safe area for parking anywhere nearby. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 606 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. Pettus' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Baxter's Tennessee Battery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walker's Division (about 700 feet away); Rowan's GA, formerly 3d Maryland Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilson's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cumming's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Locomotive 4501 (approx. ¼ mile away); Stevenson's Division (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.