Lowrey's Brigade

Lowrey's Brigade (HM13HJ)

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

N 35° 4.258', W 85° 14.274'

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Cleburne's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.

— Brig. Gen. Mark P. Lowrey. —

Lowrey's Brigade
Cleburne's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
Brig. Gen. Mark P. Lowrey.
Nov. 24 and 25, 1863.

16th Alabama - Maj. Frederick A. Ashford.
33rd Alabama - Col. Samuel Adams.
45th Alabama - Lieut. Col. M.O. Lampley.
32nd and 45th Mississippi - Lieut. Col. A. Charlton.
15th Miss. Battalion Sharpshooters - Capt. Daniel Coleman.

In the afternoon of the 24th, the Brigade extended Cleburne's Division line on the ridge south of the Tunnel. Late in the afternoon by order of Gen. Hardee, two regiments of the Brigade occupied the elevated East Spur of the Ridge about 800 yards north-east of this position, and on the morning of the 25th the two remaining regiments of the Brigade, left near the Tunnel, completing Cleburne's Division line to the Chickamauga.
,br>The Brigade had no artillery and was not engaged, except in heavy skirmishing and a long range flank fire from the left of the Brigade on Union troops assaulting Tunnel Hill from the north. No losses given.

Soon after dark the Brigade attacked and drove back the Union Skirmishers in its front and retired across the Chickamauga.
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HM NumberHM13HJ
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Marker Number377
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 11:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660664 N 3882332
Decimal Degrees35.07096667, -85.23790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 4.258', W 85° 14.274'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 4' 15.48" N, 85° 14' 16.44" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2939 Pennsylvania Ave, Chattanooga TN 37406, US
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