Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
Col. J. T. Holtzclaw.
Nov. 25, 1863, 8 P.M.
18th Alabama - Maj. Shop Ruffin.
32nd Alabama - Capt. John W. Bell.
36th Alabama - Col. Lewis T. Woodruff.
38th Alabama - Col. Charles T. Ketchun.
58th Alabama - Lieut. Col. John W. Inzer.
This brigade reached this position at 8 P.M., and relieved the troops of Walthall's Brigade, and the 20th and 31st Alabama of Pettus'. Moore's and Clayton's Brigades with the 45th Alabama of Pettus' Brigade remained on this line until 2 A.M. of the 25th, when they withdrew covering the retreat of the Confederates from the mountain.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-368.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Lookout Mountain, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 marker series.
Location. 35° 0.642′ N, 85° 20.399′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Shingle Road north of Lookout Mountain Touch for map. This historical marker is located in a cluster of Confederate historical tablets, situated in a heavily forested area, about midway between the Lookout Mountain Scenic Highway and the Cravens House. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pettus' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Walthall's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Stevenson's Division (a few steps from this marker); Final Line (a few steps from this marker); Moore's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Final Union Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Casualties (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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