Wood's Brigade. Historical

Wood's Brigade. Historical (HM1WQO)

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

N 34° 55.481', W 85° 14.368'

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Cleburne's Division - Hill's Corps.Brig. Gen. S. A. M. Wood.

—Sept. 19, 1863, 6.30 P. M. 2D Position. —

16th Alabama - Maj. John H. McGaughy.
33d Alabama - Col. Samuel Adams.
45th Alabama - Col. E. B. Breedlove.
18th Alabama Battalion - Maj. John H. Gibson.
32D and 45th Mississippi - Col. M. P. Lowrey.
15th Mississippi Battalion Sharpshooters - Maj. A.T. Hawkins.
Semple's (Alabama) Battery - Lieut. R. W. Goldthwaite.


Wood's brigade, advancing for the night attack, passed over troops of Generals Cheatham and Walker's commands to the rear of this position and came into action on this ground. The enemy, being Baldwin's Brigade of Johnson's Division, was posted on the opposite edge of the field, behind breastworks of rails and logs, from which they were forced to retire. The fighting was severe and Wood's troops reached the Union lines and a hand to hand conflict went on for some time in the darkness. Col. Baldwin commanding the Union brigade was killed. At the end of an hour the Union forces withdrew.
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HM NumberHM1WQO
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByWar Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660807 N 3866105
Decimal Degrees34.92468333, -85.23946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.481', W 85° 14.368'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 28.86" N, 85° 14' 22.08" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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