Johnson's Division

Johnson's Division (HM20AP)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 0.826', W 85° 16.065'

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Palmer's Corps

—Brigadier General Richard W. Johnson —

Johnson's Division Palmer's Corps.
Brigadier General Richard W. Johnson.
November 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
1st Brigade - Brigadier General William P. Carlin.
2nd Brigade - Colonel Marshall F. Moore
2nd Brigade - Colonel William L. Stoughton.
3rd Brigade - Brigadier General John C. Starkweather.


The First and Second Brigades of this division formed the right of the assaulting column of the Army of the Cumberland on the afternoon of November 25th. The Third Brigade in the entrenchments about Chattanooga. Carlin's Brigade ascended Lookout at dusk November 24th and relieved the right of General Hooker's line under the palisades east of the Craven House. It marched with Hooker's column to Rossville and rejoined its division from that point just before 2 o'clock November 25th, and formed to its right.
The division moved to the assault of Missionary Ridge simultaneously with the three divisions of Sheridan, Wood, and Baird on its left. It carried the earthworks at the foot of the ridge and steadily fought its way up to the summit, reaching the crest about this point.
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HM NumberHM20AP
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at 3:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees35.01376667, -85.26775000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.826', W 85° 16.065'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 49.56" N, 85° 16' 3.9" W
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Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 271-285 S Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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