Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
—Breckinridge's Corps —
Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
4th and 5th Tennessee, Col. J. J. Lamb.
Nov. 25, 1863 3. P.M.
The rifle pit two hundred yards below this tablet was held Nov. 25, 1863 by the 4th and 5th Regiments, Tennessee Infantry, Strahl's Brigade, Stewart's Division, C.S.A., confronting Carlin's Brigade of Johnson's Division in the assault on Missionary Ridge, from 3 P.M. until the United States forces had ascended on the right and left to lines parallel with said position, when under orders from above they retreated to the crest.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-388.)
Location. 35° 0.821′ N, 85° 16.158′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Old Ringgold Road north of South Crest Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located below South Crest Road (where most of the Civil War markers and monuments are located), about mid-way up the west side of Missionary Ridge, in the front yard of residential property, on an earthen embankment, a short distance above
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 88th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Strahl's Brigade. (about 400 feet away); Johnson's Division (about 500 feet away); 42nd Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); 15th United States Infantry (about 600 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Carlin's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Stewart's Division. (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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