147th Pennsylvania Infantry

147th Pennsylvania Infantry (HM1BW0)

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

N 35° 0.784', W 85° 20.552'

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1st Brigade

— 2d Division —

Front side of the Marker:

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
To Her
147th Infantry Regiment.
Colonel Ario Pardee, Commanding.
1st Brigade.
2d Division.
12th Corps.

Back side of the Marker:

This Regiment was transferred, from the Army of the Potomac to the Armies operating near Chattanooga, Tennessee, arriving at Wachatchie, October 29th, 1863. It participated with General Geary's White Star Division in the capture of Lookout Mountain, November 24th, 1863. On the 25th, crossed the Chattanooga Valley to the foot of Missionary Ridge, north of Rossville Gap, gaining the crest about three fourths of a mile north of that point, and assisting in the capture of many prisoners during and after the charge of the Army of the Cumberland which drove the enemy from the ridge, then followed the retreating Confederate Army on the 26th and 27th, engaging in its final defeat at Ringgold, Georgia. Col. Charles Candy of the 66th Ohio Infantry commanded the Brigade at the Battle of Lookout Mountain and Col. William R. Creighton of the 7th Ohio Infantry at Missionary Ridge and to Ringgold where he was killed and the command devolved on Col. Thomas N. Ahl of the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry. The Division was commanded by Brigadier General John W. Geary and the Corps by Major General Henry W. Slocum, all under command of Major General Joseph Hooker.
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HM NumberHM1BW0
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Placed ByThe State of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 11:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 651229 N 3875747
Decimal Degrees35.01306667, -85.34253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.784', W 85° 20.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 47.04" N, 85° 20' 33.12" 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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