Willich's Brigade. Historical

Willich's Brigade. Historical (HM1VFK)

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

N 34° 55.421', W 85° 14.613'

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Johnson's Division

—McCook's Corps —

Willich's Brigade
Johnson's Division — McCook's Corps.
Brigadier General August Willich

2d Position

89th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Duncan J. Hall.
32nd Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Frank Erdelmeyer.
39th Indiana - Colonel Thomas J. Harrison (Detached.)
15th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel Frank Askew.
49th Ohio - Major Samuel F. Gray.
Battery A, 1st Ohio - Captain Wilbur F. Goodspeed.

September 19, 1863, 3 P.M.


This Brigade, being the right of the front line of Johnson's Division, with Baldwin's Brigade on its left and Dodge's in reserve, advanced from the Kelly field about noon. It soon struck the right of Cheatham's Division advancing to the assistance of Walker's Corps and in pursuit of Croxton's Brigade, which had forced Liddell's Division to retire by its right, and after two hours of heavy fighting first with Jackson's Brigade of Cheatham's Division and subsequently with Maney's which relieved it, forced their line back, and occupied this position.
Baldwin's Brigade was on its left, and Dodge's on its right. At dark Cleburne's Division with part of Cheatham's attacked the whole line and a hot fight continued in the darkness for an hour.
The Brigade the withdrew with its Division to the Kelly field and bivouacked.
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HM NumberHM1VFK
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Placed By 1890 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660436 N 3865987
Decimal Degrees34.92368333, -85.24355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.421', W 85° 14.613'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 25.26" N, 85° 14' 36.78" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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