Missionary Ridge

Missionary Ridge (HM91G)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 1.705', W 85° 15.344'

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Nov. 25, 1863

So called from its nearness to the Brainerd Mission to the Cherokee, this ridge was the scene of the final and conclusive action in the series of battles which drove the Confederates from the Chattanooga area. After first clearing a line of riflepits at the foot. Federal troops charged up the slopes of the ridge, driving the Confederates from their entrenchments at the top.
HM NumberHM91G
Marker Number2A 68
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 10:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659120 N 3877584
Decimal Degrees35.02841667, -85.25573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 1.705', W 85° 15.344'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 1' 42.30" N, 85° 15' 20.64" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 77-87 Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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