Baird's Division, Palmer's Corps

Baird's Division, Palmer's Corps (HMUT5)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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N 35° 2.785', W 85° 15.247'

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Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird.

— Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M. —

Baird's Division, Palmer's Corps
Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
1st Brigade, Brig. Gen. John B. Turchin.
2nd Brigade, Col. Ferdinand Van Derveer.
3rd Brigade, Col. E. H. Phelps.
3rd Brigade, Col. William H. Hayes

On the 23rg of November this division supported the right of Granger's corps in its advance on Orchard Knob. At 11 a.m. Nov. 25th it was ordered to General Sherman and reported to him near Tunnel Hill thence it returned immediately to the center and formed on the left of Wood's division of Granger's corps. At 3:15 it advanced against Missionary Ridge being the left of the assaulting line. Phelp's bridge was on the left Van Derveer in the center and Turchin on the right. It carried the earthworks at the foot of the ridge reformed its lines in them and thence charged to the summit the center of the division reached the crest at this point.
HM NumberHMUT5
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 9:53am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659233 N 3879583
Decimal Degrees35.04641667, -85.25411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 2.785', W 85° 15.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 2' 47.10" N, 85° 15' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 229-269 N Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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