Wilson's Brigade Historical

Wilson's Brigade Historical (HM1VBX)

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

N 34° 55.531', W 85° 14.144'

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Walker's Division

—Walker's Corps —

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Wilson's Brigade.
Walker's Division - Walker's Corps.
Colonel Claudius C. Wilson.

September 19, 1863. 9 a.m.

25th Georgia, - Lieutenant Colonel A. J. Williams.
29th Georgia, - Lieutenant Colonel George R. McRae.
30th Georgia, - Lieutenant Colonel James S. Boynton.
1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters, - Major Arthur Shaaf.
4th Louisiana Battalion, - Lieutenant Colonel John McEnery.
Howell's (Martin's) Georgia Battery, - Captain Evan P. Howell.


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This Brigade was brought in haste from near Alexander's house by General Forrest arriving here about 9 a.m. It formed line and attacked Croxton's Brigade then engaged with Forrest's troops but which immediately changed front to receive this attack. Croxton was at first forced to considerably to the rear but soon recovered. After an hour's hard fighting with varying success assisting in forcing two lines of battle to retire Wilson's line was attacked on its left flank by Scribner's Brigade and driven back to the ground where it first became engaged. Upon the arrival of Ector's Brigade soon after the 25th and 29th Georgia Regiments went forward with Ector into action.
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Placed By 1890 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 661146 N 3866203
Decimal Degrees34.92551667, -85.23573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.531', W 85° 14.144'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 31.86" N, 85° 14' 8.64" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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