Stevenson's Division

Stevenson's Division (HM13XD)

Location: Lookout Mountain, TN 37350 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 0.61', W 85° 20.626'

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Breckinridge's Corps.

— Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson. —

Stevenson's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson.
Nov. 24, 1863
Brown's Brigade - Brig. Gen. John C. Brown.
Cumming's Brigade - Brig. Gen. Alfred Cumming.
Pettus' Brigade - Brig. Gen. Edmund W. Pettus.
Cherokee Artillery - Capt. Max Van Den Corput.

Nov. 23d, upon the withdrawal of Walker's Division from the line west of Chattanooga Creek to the extreme right on Missionary Ridge, Gen. Stevenson with his own and three Brigades of Cheatham's Division under Brig. Gen. John K. Jackson was assigned to the defense of that line and of Lookout Mountain, covering a distance of about 15 miles.

At the opening of the engagement Nov. 24, Brown's and Pettus' Brigades and the artillery, occupied the top of the Mountain; Cumming held part of Walker's former position between the base of the Mountain and Chattanooga Creek.

About 12:30 P.M. Pettus with three regiments was ordered to the Cravens' House and at 1 P.M. relieved Walthall's Brigade 400 yards south of the house. At 7 P.M. the Division with its artillery and ordnance trains withdrew from the mountain by the Summertown Road.
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HM NumberHM13XD
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 5:09pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 651122 N 3875423
Decimal Degrees35.01016667, -85.34376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.61', W 85° 20.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 36.60" N, 85° 20' 37.56" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Point Park Rd, Lookout Mountain TN 37350, US
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