Eufaula Alabama Artillery Historical

Eufaula Alabama Artillery Historical (HM1TRB)

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

N 34° 55.511', W 85° 15.464'

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Bate's Brigade

—Stewart's Division —

Eufaula Alabama Artillery.
4 3" Rifles.
Bate's Brigade, Stewart's Division, Buckner's Corps.

September 20, 1863.
Captain McDonald Oliver, Commanding.
2d Lieutenant William H. Woods.
2d Lieutenant Francis M. Caldwell.


The Battery engaged a battery of the enemy near Alexander's Bridge at 3 P.M. of the 18th, firing nine rounds. At 9 A.M. of the 19th it moved to the front near Hall's Tower, firing 2 rounds. When the Brigade charged about 3:30 P.M. of the 19th, the Battery by order of general Stewart remained in its position. At dark the Battery was ordered to Alexander's Bridge with 4 pieces of artillery and 1 caisson reported captured by the Brigade, and encamped there for the night. Took position in line with the Brigade at 8 A.M. of the 20th. At 5:30 P.M. moved with the Brigade to this position and opened a rapid and destructive fire upon the enemy, who was then retiring from the field. Casualties: 1 man killed; 13 men wounded; 8 horses killed and 7 wounded.
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659137 N 3866131
Decimal Degrees34.92518333, -85.25773333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.511', W 85° 15.464'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 30.66" N, 85° 15' 27.84" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Battleline Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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