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Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Clayton's Brigade

 
 
Clayton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
1. Clayton's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Clayton's Brigade
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.
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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-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-368.)
 
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 Scenic Highway (Route 148), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in a cluster of Confederate historical tablets, situated in a heavily forested area,
Clayton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
2. Clayton's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, with several more Confederate markers in the background, looking north along Shingle Road.
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); Final Union Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away but has been reported missing); 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
 
Clayton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
3. Clayton's Brigade Marker
A more distant view of the historical marker, looking north along Shingle Road, towards the site (not seen) of the Cravens' House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 28, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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