Candy's Brigade

Candy's Brigade (HM1BVZ)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37409 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 0.784', W 85° 20.547'

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Geary's Division

— Slocum's Corps —

Candy's Brigade.
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.
Col. Charles Candy,
Col. William R. Creighton.

Nov. 24, 1863.
5th Ohio - (3 Companies) Maj. Henry E. Symmes.
7th Ohio - Col. William R. Creighton.7th Ohio - Lieut. Col. Orrin J. Crane.
29th Ohio - Col. William T. Fitch
66th Ohio - Lieut. Col. Eugene Powell.
66th Ohio - Capt Thomas McConnell.
28th Pennsylvania - Col. Thomas J. Ahl.
147th Pennsylvania - Lieut. Col. Ario Pardee, Jr.

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The Brigade, with the exception of the 29th Ohio and seven companies of the 5th Ohio left on picket duty, marched with Geary's Division from Wauhatchie early on the morning of November 24th, crossed Lookout Creek about 9:30 o'clock, and formed the left of Geary's line when the latter was formed for advance toward the northern slope of Lookout. Ireland's Brigade was on its right in echelon about 50 paces to the front. A march of a mile and a quarter uncovered the fords by which Grose's Brigade of Cruft's Division joined the left of the line.

The Brigade, in the general attack, pushed on to Cravens' House, its first line 200 yards beyond that point, and continued in action on the front line throughout the afternoon, and participated in the heavy skirmishing of the night. Strength in action, 58 officers 952 men,
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 7:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 651237 N 3875747
Decimal Degrees35.01306667, -85.34245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.784', W 85° 20.547'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 47.04" N, 85° 20' 32.82" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801-815 Bluff Trail, Chattanooga TN 37409, US
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