Armstrong's Brigade.

Armstrong's Brigade. (HM15KQ)

Location: Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 57.115', W 85° 15.591'

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Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps.

— Col. James T. Wheeler. —

Armstrong's Brigade
Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps.
Col. James T. Wheeler.

Sept. 20, 1863, Noon, 2d Position.
3d Arkansas - Col. A. W. Hobson.
2d Kentucky - Lieut. Col. Thomas Woodward.
1st Tennessee - Lieut. Col. James H. Lewis.
18th Tennessee Battalion - Maj. Charles McDonald.


About 11 o'clock A.M. of Sept. 20th Armstrong's Brigade, dismounted, advanced from the edge of the woods east of this position and took possession of the Union hospitals about Cloud's. Upon the approach of Granger's reserve troops from the direction of McAfee's Church Forrest's troops were forced back to their first position. After this column passed, Armstrong was again advanced to the LaFayette Road. but was subsequently compelled to withdraw by infantry and artillery from Granger's column. During the afternoon the command was not actively engaged.
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658892 N 3869093
Decimal Degrees34.95191667, -85.25985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 57.115', W 85° 15.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 57' 6.90" N, 85° 15' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1985-1999 Old Lafayette Rd, Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, US
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