Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland. Historical

Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland. Historical (HM1V7T)

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

N 34° 54.46', W 85° 16.354'

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Major General William S. Rosecrans.

Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland.
Major General William S. Rosecrans.

September 19th to morning September 20th, 1863.
14th Army Corps - Major General George H. Thomas.
20th Army Corps - Major General Alexander McDowell McCook.
21st Army Corps - Major General Thomas L. Crittenden.
Reserve Corps - Major General Gordon Granger.
Cavalry Corps - Brigader General Robert B. Mitchell.

Army Headquarters were moved to this point from Crawfish Springs during the forenoon of September 19th. The 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry, Colonel William J. Palmer; 10th Ohio Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel William M. Ward; and the 1st Battalion Ohio Sharpshooters were attached to headquarters. At the close of the first day's battle the corps commanders were assembled here for conference and to receive orders for the next day. No camp was established and the position was abandoned as headquarters early September 20th. The position was attacked about noon by Hindman's Division. At the time of the break in the Union lines immediately west of Brotherton's House. September 20th, General rosecrans was on the high ground southeast of the Vitteto House overlooking the Dyer fields. He rode to the right to hasten the movements of Sheridan's troops from the vicinity of Widow Glenn's to the left. He
found himself cut off from the left of the army with Sheridan's and Davis' Divisions, and upon their breaking, proceeded by the Dry Valley Road to Chattanooga.
HM NumberHM1V7T
Year Placed1890
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657816 N 3864165
Decimal Degrees34.90766667, -85.27256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.46', W 85° 16.354'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 27.6" N, 85° 16' 21.24" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Vittetoe Chickamauga Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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