Cruft's Division - Granger's Corps

Cruft's Division - Granger's Corps (HM135R)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 59.222', W 85° 16.678'

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Brig. Gen. Charles Cruft

Cruft's Division - Granger's Corps
Brig. Gen. Charles Cruft

Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
2nd Brigade - Brig. Gen. Walter C. Whitaker.
3rd Brigade - Col. William Grose.
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This division followed Osterhaus's in the march of Hooker's column from Lookout Mountain, and at 4 P.M. had penetrated Rossville Gap until its center was on the prolongation of the enemy's line on the crest of Missionary Ridge. Here it formed, facing the flank of that line, Grose's brigade in advance and Whitaker's in support, and moving forward met the enemy's skirmishers advancing down the ridge, and soon after carried the summit. Advancing astride of the crest it reached this point about 5 P.M., and continuing northward arrived in the vicinity of the position carried by the 14th Corps. and bivouacked for the night.
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HM NumberHM135R
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 4:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657171 N 3872959
Decimal Degrees34.98703333, -85.27796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 59.222', W 85° 16.678'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 59' 13.32" N, 85° 16' 40.68" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 S Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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