Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Historical

Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Historical (HM1TQ2)

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

N 34° 55.684', W 85° 15.352'

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Cruft's Brigade

—Palmer's Division —

Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery.
4 James, 2 6 Pounders.
Cruft's Brigade, Palmer's Division, Crittenden's Corps.

September 20, 1863
1st Lieutenant Norman A. Baldwin, Commanding.
2d Lieutenant James H. Hill.
2d Lieutenant David H. Troup.

At day-light the Battery came into this position on right of Brigade front line and commenced the construction of a high breastwork of logs in front of the Battery finishing it by 6 A.M. The Battery remained in this position during the day, aiding in repulsing the repeated assaults of the enemy in the forenoon and retired with the Brigade under orders soon after 5 o'clock under a most severe artillery fire from two directions.
During the day two guns were disabled and were replaced by two guns from Lieutenant Russell's Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery in Reserve. The Battery encamped for the night at Rossville. Casualties of the day: 1 man killed, 5 wounded, and 4 missing: Horses killed and disabled 11: 3 James guns disabled, 2 left on the field. Fired 986 rounds.
HM NumberHM1TQ2
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659302 N 3866454
Decimal Degrees34.92806667, -85.25586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.684', W 85° 15.352'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 41.04" N, 85° 15' 21.12" 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 Battleline Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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