Howell's Georgia Battery Historical

Howell's Georgia Battery Historical (HM1VD4)

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

N 34° 55.583', W 85° 14.305'

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Walker's Division

—Walker's Reserve Corps —

Howell's Georgia Battery.
2 6 Pounders, 4 12 pounder Howitzers.
Gist's (Walker's) Division, Reserve Corps.

September 19, 1863.

Captain Evan P. Howell, Commanding.
1st Lieutenant W. G. Robson.
2d Lieutenant T. J. Gilmore.
2d Lieutenant R. T. Gibson.

The Battery with its Brigade and Division crossed the Chickamauga late in the evening and night of the 18th, and when the Brigade became engaged about 8:30 a.m. of the 19th the Battery remained in its rear, ready to engage the enemy if an opportunity should offer, but only one section was brought into action on this ground as the Brigade was retiring before the advance of Baird's Division, and aided in checking its further progress. The Battery was not engaged on the 20th. Casualties: 3 men killed; 4 men wounded; 3 horses killed and 3 wounded.
HM NumberHM1VD4
Year Placed1890
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660900 N 3866295
Decimal Degrees34.92638333, -85.23841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.583', W 85° 14.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 34.98" N, 85° 14' 18.3" 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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