1st Wisconsin Infantry

1st Wisconsin Infantry (HM1YF1)

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

N 34° 55.892', W 85° 15.264'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites

2nd Brigade

—1st Division —

Text on the Front Side of the Monument:


2nd. Brigade.
1st. Division.
14th. Corps.

Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

This regiment, Lieutenant Colonel George B. Bingham commanding, after marching all night of September 18th, 1863, being the advance of Thomas' Corps in its march from the right via Crawfish Springs, arrived at or near the south end of the Kelly Field at daybreak, and was soon ordered to advance. After moving about one mile east of this position in the vicinity of the Winfrey House, it encountered the enemy in overwhelming force, and was obliged to retire a short distance, with the loss of three officers killed and a number of enlisted men killed, wounded, and missing. Regaining about the same position in the afternoon, it remained there until 9:00 p.m., taking part in what is known as the night fight. On the morning of the 20th, occupied this position in Thomas' line of battle, taking an active part in repulsing the enemy in his assaults until 5:30 p.m. when ordered to retire. On the morning of the 21st, went into position on battery hill at the entrance to Rossville Gap. On the 22nd was deployed as skirmishers in the rear of the army on its withdrawal to Chattanooga.


Killed: officers 4, enlisted men 23. Wounded: officers 5, enlisted men 79. Missing: officers 4, enlisted men 73. Aggregate loss: officers 13, enlisted men 175.
HM NumberHM1YF1
Year Placed1894
Placed ByThe State of Wisconsin
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 5:56pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659430 N 3866841
Decimal Degrees34.93153333, -85.25440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.892', W 85° 15.264'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 53.52" N, 85° 15' 15.84" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Battleline Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?