Orchard Knob Battlefield Location Photos
Orchard Knob- looking northwest from near the base
Marker on Orchard Knob describing action of
the Battle of Chattanooga by the Fourth Corps
under General Gordon Granger.   The 26th OVI
was  part of the 2nd Division under General Phil
Sheridan.
Marker on Orchard Knob describing the Battle of
Chattanooga,
November, 1863
Marker describing the Union Casualties during the
Battle of Chattanooga.  Note that Sheridan's 2nd
Division suffered ( by far) the largest number of
casualties ( 1346 of the total of 5824 by the entire
Army.)
Western slope of Missionary Ridge as taken from Orchard Knob. 26th OVI
assaulted the steep ridge to the right center of the photo.