Govan's Brigade Historical

Govan's Brigade Historical (HM1V0F)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37406 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 4.127', W 85° 14.292'

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Cleburne's Division

—Breckinridge's Corps —

Govan's Brigade
Cleburne's Division
Colonel Daniel C. Govan

November 25, 1863

2nd, 15th and 24th Arkansas - Lieutenant Colonel E. Warfield
5th and 13th Arkansas - Colonel John E. Murray
6th and 7th Arkansas - Lieutenant Colonel Peter Snyder
8th and 19th Arkansas - Lieutenant Colonel A. S. Hutchinson


This brigade with Douglas' Battery, Lieutenant John H. Bingham, commanding, was established late Nov. 24th on the spur extending eastwardly from this position its left being near this point. Throughout the battle of November 25th the brigade and battery had a direct fire down the valley and an oblique fire upon the slopes, by which the enemy's left persistently assaulted Tunnel Hill. After the second charge on this position. The 2nd, 15th and 24th Arkansas consolidated under Lieutenant Colonel E. Warfield, were detached from the left of the brigade and posted in support of Swett's Battery on top of Tunnel Hill, and there took active part in the desperate fighting until the close of the battle, capturing a battle flag during a counter charge, and aided in capturing several hundred prisoners. Two of Swett's 12 pounders were sent to Douglas' Battery. When the Union forces at the center carried Missionary Ridge the brigade was dispatched to cover the Shallowford Road, and later withdrew by that route.
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HM NumberHM1V0F
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 13th, 2016 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660641 N 3882090
Decimal Degrees35.06878333, -85.23820000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 4.127', W 85° 14.292'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 4' 7.62" N, 85° 14' 17.52" 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 2733-2899 Durand Ave, Chattanooga TN 37406, US
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