Van Den Corput's Georgia Battery

Van Den Corput's Georgia Battery (HM135Q)

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

N 35° 3.696', W 85° 14.756'

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Capt. W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.

— Stevenson's Division, Breckinridge's Corps. —

Van Den Corput's Georgia Battery
4-12 Pdr. Napoleons.
Capt. W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.
Stevenson's Division, Breckinridge's Corps.
Capt. Max. Van Den Corput, Commanding.
1st Lieut. M.L. McWhorter,
2d Lieut. W.S. Hoge,
2d Lieut. J.E. Stilwell,
2d Lieut. W.A. Russell.

Nov. 25, 1863, 2 P.M.

The Battery was engaged on Point Lookout on the 24th, and at 3:45 P.M. retired to the base of the Mountain, and with its battalion and division crossed the Chattanooga Creek in the early hours of the 25th, and came into action on the crest of the Ridge in rear of this position about 10 A.M. having a long range enfilading fire on the advancing lines of the enemy assaulting the west face of Tunnel Hill, and continuing a rapid fire with marked effect, till the effort to take that point was abandoned.

At 7:30 P.M. the battery with its division retired across the Chickamauga.
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HM NumberHM135Q
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:40am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659950 N 3881281
Decimal Degrees35.06160000, -85.24593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 3.696', W 85° 14.756'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 3' 41.76" N, 85° 14' 45.36" 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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