Lumsden's Alabama Battery

Lumsden's Alabama Battery (HM1G0B)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 55.276', W 85° 15.719'

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Robertson's Reserve Artillery

Lumsden's Alabama Battery.

3 Napoleons, 1 10 Pounder Parrott, 1 12 Pounder Howitzers.

Robertson's Reserve Artillery.


September 20, 1863.

Captain Charles L. Lumsden, Commanding.

1st Lieutenant Harvey H. Cribbs.

2d Lieutenant Ebenezer H. Hargrove.

Cadet J.P. Sykes.



The Battery was engaged on the 19th with the enemy, losing one gun with a broken trail, but the gun was soon after retaken. On the 20th the Battery came into position on this ground near 5 P.M. and opened fire on the enemy crossing the road near the Kelly house from the east to the west, continuing to fire till his line on the right was abandoned. Casualties: men killed 1; men wounded 1; 5 horses killed, 3 wounded.
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HM NumberHM1G0B
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658757 N 3865690
Decimal Degrees34.92126667, -85.26198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.276', W 85° 15.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 16.56" N, 85° 15' 43.14" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 26 Poe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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