Dibrell's Brigade

Dibrell's Brigade (HM15KU)

Location: Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 Catoosa County
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N 34° 57.058', W 85° 15.576'

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Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps.

— Col. George G. Dibrell. —

Dibrell's Brigade
Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Corps.
Col. George G. Dibrell.

Sept. 20, 1863, noon, 2d Position
4th Tennessee - Col. Wm. S. McLemore.
8th Tennessee - Capt. Hamilton McGinnis.
9th Tennessee - Col. Jacob B. Biffle.
10th Tennessee - Col. Nicholas Nickleby Cox.
11th Tennessee - Col. Daniel Wilson Holman.
- Shaw's Battalion - Consolidated - Maj. Joseph Shaw.
- O.P. Hamilton's Battalion - Consolidated - Maj. Joseph Shaw.
- R.D. Allison's Squadron - Consolidated - Maj. Joseph Shaw.
Huggin's (Freeman's) Tennessee Battery - Capt. A.L. Huggins.
Morton's Tennessee Battery - Capt. John W. Morton, Jr.

Dibrell's Brigade, advanced dismounted, with Armstrong's Division from the woods east of this position about 11 o'clock A.M. Sept. 20th, and with the 1st Tennessee and McDonald's Battalion, mounted, in advance, took possession of the Union hospitals about Cloud's. At noon it was compelled to withdraw by Granger's troops which arrived from McAfee's church on their way to the relief of Gen. Thomas at Snodgrass Hill. After passage of Granger's column there was a second advance of Armstrong's troops to the LaFayette Road which was again pushed back by Granger's troops. During the afternoon the command was not actively engaged.
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HM NumberHM15KU
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658917 N 3868988
Decimal Degrees34.95096667, -85.25960000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 57.058', W 85° 15.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 57' 3.48" N, 85° 15' 34.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2007 Old Lafayette Rd, Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, US
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