Buell's Brigade

Buell's Brigade (HM16JT)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 St Mary's County
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N 34° 55.069', W 85° 15.748'

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Wood's Division

— Crittenden's Corps —

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Buell's Brigade
Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Col. George P. Buell
Sept. 20, 1863.
100th Illinois - Col. Frederick A. Bartleson.
100th Illinois - Maj. Charles M. Hammond.
58th Indiana - Lieut. Col. James T. Embree.
13th Michigan - Maj. Willard G. Eaton.
26th Ohio - Lieut. Col. Wm. H. Young.
Indiana Light Artillery,
8th Battery - Capt. George Estep.

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The brigade having advanced from its bivouac west of the Crawfish Springs road took position here about 9:30 A.M., forming the right of the division, Harker's brigade being on its left. Soon after the 100th Illinois, being the left of the front line of the brigade, advanced to the support of its skirmishers, crossed the Lafayette road and was driven back with the loss of its Colonel wounded and captured. When the division was ordered to the left the brigade was caught in flank and broken up, and its battery captured. Col. Buell rallied part of the 58th Indiana on Snodgrass Hill. Strength in action Sept. 19th, 1445 officers and men. Casualties during the battle: killed 79; wounded 443; captured or missing 129; total 651. Percentage of loss 45.05.
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HM NumberHM16JT
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658719 N 3865307
Decimal Degrees34.91781667, -85.26246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.069', W 85° 15.748'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 4.14" N, 85° 15' 44.88" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 499-549 Dyer Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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