Stanford's Mississippi Battery.

Stanford's Mississippi Battery. (HM1Z71)

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

N 34° 55.085', W 85° 14.486'

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Strahl's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Polk's Corps.

Stanford's Mississippi Battery.
4-3 inch rifles.
Strahl's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Polk's Corps.
September 19, 1863.
Capt. Thomas. J. Stanford, Commanding
1st Lieut. Hugh. R. McSwine.
2nd Lieut. James S. McCall.
2nd Lieut. William A. Brown.


After crossing the Chickamauga Creek early in the morning at Dalton's Ford, the battery followed in rear of the brigade ready at all times to come into action. The ground not being favorable the battery was not engaged until about 3:30 P.M., when the battery opened from this position on the enemy, firing only a few rounds. It was not engaged on the 20th. No casualties reported.
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HM NumberHM1Z71
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByWar Department
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Date Added Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 12:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660640 N 3865370
Decimal Degrees34.91808333, -85.24143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.085', W 85° 14.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 5.1" N, 85° 14' 29.16" 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 1155 Alexander Bridge Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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