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

Headquarters of Brigadier General George D. Wagner

 
 
General Wagner's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
1. General Wagner's Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
Headquarters
of Brig. Gen. George D. Wagner, U.S.V.,
Upon First Occupation of Chattanooga.


(Marker Number MT-55.)
 
Location. 35° 3.065′ N, 85° 18.252′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on East 5th Street east of Georgia Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in front of what appears to be a former residential mansion that has been converted into a church building for the "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.". Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 East 5th Street, Chattanooga TN 37403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Bragg's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Point in the Line of Fort Sherman (within shouting distance of this marker); Chattanooga's First School (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Point in the Line of Fort Sherman (about 600 feet away); Swaim's Jail (about 700 feet away); Military History of Chattanooga (approx. mile away); Abby Crawford Milton (approx. mile away); First Methodist Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Related markers.
General Wagner's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
2. General Wagner's Headquarters Marker
View of the historical marker located near the eastern walkway gate to the former residential building.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
General Wagner's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
3. General Wagner's Headquarters Marker
View of the historical marker, looking east along East 5th Street.
General Wagner's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
4. General Wagner's Headquarters Marker
View of the historical marker, looking west along East 5th Street.
Headquarters of Brigadier General George D. Wagner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2017
5. Headquarters of Brigadier General George D. Wagner Marker
View of page 55 from the National Park Services 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 July 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on July 20, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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