Baxter's Tennessee Battery

Baxter's Tennessee Battery (HM135M)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 3.771', W 85° 14.668'

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W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.

— Stevenson's Division. —

Baxter's Tennessee Battery
4 - 3 inch rifles
W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.
Stevenson's Division.
Capt. Edmund D. Baxter, Commanding.

November 25th, 1863, 2 P.M.

The battery, with its battalion, withdrew from its position west of Chattanooga Creek during the night of the 24th, and under the direction of General Hardee came into action on the crest of the elevation in rear of this position about 10 A.M. of the 25th, engaging a battery of the enemy, located in the edge of a clearing, northwest of this ground, and about 2 P.M. enfiladed the Federal lines assaulting Tunnel Hill; and continued the action till the effort to possess that point was abandoned.

At 7:30 P.M. the battery retired with its battalion and division under orders across the Chickamauga.

No losses reported.
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HM NumberHM135M
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660081 N 3881422
Decimal Degrees35.06285000, -85.24446667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 3.771', W 85° 14.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 3' 46.26" N, 85° 14' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 549-619 N Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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