Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
—Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird. —
Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
1st Brigade, Brig. Gen. John B. Turchin.
2nd Brigade, Col. Ferdinand Van Derveer.
3rd Brigade, Col. E. H. Phelps.
3rd Brigade, Col. William H. Hayes
On the 23rd of November this division supported the right of Granger's corps in its advance on Orchard Knob. At 11 a.m. Nov. 25th it was ordered to General Sherman and reported to him near Tunnel Hill thence it returned immediately to the center and formed on the left of Wood's division of Granger's corps. At 3:15 it advanced against Missionary Ridge being the left of the assaulting line. Phelp's bridge was on the left Van Derveer in the center and Turchin on the right. It carried the earthworks at the foot of the ridge reformed its lines in them and thence charged to the summit the center of the division reached the crest at this point.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-76.)
Location. 35° 2.785′ N, 85° 15.247′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Brown Wood Drive, on the left when traveling Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge between the DeLong Reservation and the Phelps Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 35th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Van Derveer's Brigade. (here, next to this marker); Scott's Tennessee Battery (a few steps from this marker); Vaughan's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 105th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Ohio Infantry. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hindman's Division (about 600 feet away); Cheatham's Division (about 600 feet away but has been reported missing). 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 Brigade tablets for this Division.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.