1st Wisconsin Cavalry Historical

1st Wisconsin Cavalry Historical (HM1UQE)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 54.462', W 85° 16.4'

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Ray's Brigade

—McCook's Division —

Text on the Front Side of the Monument:

1st Wisconsin Cavalry
2nd Brigade, 1st Division.
Cavalry Corps.


Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

This regiment, Colonel Oscar H. LaGrange commanding, crossed the Tennessee River September 2nd 1863, taking part in all cavalry movements in the vicinity of Lookout Mountain until September 19th when it became severely engaged with the enemy in front of Crawfish Springs and about the upper fords of the Chickamauga. Together with the other commands it guarded the right of the army and protected the field hospital at Crawfish Springs until 5:00 p.m. of the 20th when it assisted in removing the wounded from that point, and conducting the trains in safety to Chattanooga Valley and toward Chattanooga.
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HM NumberHM1UQE
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Year Placed1894
Placed ByState of Wisconsin
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657746 N 3864167
Decimal Degrees34.90770000, -85.27333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.462', W 85° 16.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 27.72" N, 85° 16' 24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Vittetoe Chickamauga Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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