Palmer's Division Historical

Palmer's Division Historical (HM1Y2B)

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

N 34° 53.643', W 85° 15.832'

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Crittenden's Corps

—Major General John M. Palmer —

Palmer's Division .......... Crittenden's Corps.
Major General John M. Palmer.
September 19th, 1863, forenoon

1st Brigade - Brigadier General Charles Cruft.
2nd Brigade - Brigadier General William B. Hazen.
3rd Brigade - Colonel William Grose.


After six days of great activity in McLemore's Cove guarding the line of the Chickamauga as far south as Gower's and Owen's Ford, the Division was relieved on the night of the 18th by the advance of General Thomas's column from Pond Spring and took this position shortly before daylight of the 19th. At 9 o'clock Grose's Brigade was sent on a reconnaissance northward, moving a short distance on the Lafayette Road, and discovering the enemy in force in the woods west of the Chickamauga and east of the road. At noon Palmer's Division was dispatched to the left to the support of the troops then engaged east of Kelly's.
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HM NumberHM1Y2B
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees34.89405000, -85.26386667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 53.643', W 85° 15.832'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 53' 38.58" N, 85° 15' 49.92" 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 6652 Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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