Geary's Division

Geary's Division (tmp-cbe6d)

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

N 34° 59.859', W 85° 16.438'

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Slocum's Corps.

—Brigadier General John W. Geary —

Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps
Brigadier General John W. Geary
November 25, 1863, 6 p.m.
1st Brigade - Colonel William R. Creighton
2nd Brigade - Colonel George A. Cobham, Jr.
3rd Brigade - Colonel David Ireland
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This Division being the rear of Hooker's column in the march from Lookout Mountain reached Rossville about 4:00 p.m. and moved northward along the base of Missionary Ridge. Creighton's Brigade led, followed by Cobham's, both marching in column of regiment, and followed by Ireland's in support of five batteries of artillery.
Near the base of the ridge the Division formed in column of brigades. Creighton's in the first line, Cobham's forming the second, and Ireland still supporting the artillery.
With this formation the Division moved obliquely up the ridge until reaching a point opposite this tablet it faced fully towards the crest and scaled it about 6 p.m.
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HM Numbertmp-cbe6d
Year Placed1890
Placed Bythe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 4:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657516 N 3874143
Decimal Degrees34.99765000, -85.27396667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 59.859', W 85° 16.438'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 59' 51.54" N, 85° 16' 26.28" 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 547 S Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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