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

Cobham's Brigade

Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.

 

—Col. George A. Cogham, Jr. —

 
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. Cobham's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Cobham's Brigade
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.
Col. George A. Cogham, Jr.

Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
29th Pennsylvania - Col. W. Rickards, Jr.
109th Pennsylvania - Capt. F. L. Gimber.
111th Pennsylvania - Col. Thomas M. Walker.
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This brigade, 109th Pennsylvania being left as camp guard west of Lookout, descended Lookout Mountain at 11 A.M. It reached Rossville about 4 P.M. and thence followed Creighton's brigade along the western base of Missionary Ridge, Knap's Pennsylvania battery shelling the crest during the advance. The line advanced in the plain abreast of Cruft's division on the crest, that command having carried the south point of the ridge overlooking Rossville Gap, and moved thence, northward, along the summit.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-108.)
 
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. 34° 59.901′ N, 85° 16.384′ 
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker, situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and Westside Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Crest Road. Touch for map. This historic marker is located along the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. 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. Geary's Division (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Creighton's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); 66th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stovall's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); 7th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); 76th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Geary's Division (approx. 0.3 miles 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 Regimental markers, tablets, and/or monuments for this Brigade.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker looking south on South Crest Road.
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker (and the intersection with Westside Drive) looking north along South Crest Road.
Cobham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
5. Cobham's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker (seen just to the left of the utility pole and in front of the speed limit sign) looking east along Westside Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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