King's Brigade

King's Brigade (HM1ZM1)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 56.501', W 85° 15.099'

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Baird's Division

—Thomas’ Corps —

King's Brigade
Baird's Division - Thomas Corps
Brigadier General John H. King
September 19, 1863, 2 p.m., 2d Position

15th U.S. Infantry, 1st Battalion - Captain Albert B. Dod,
18th U.S. Infantry, 1st Battalion - Captain R.E.A. Crofton,
18th U.S. Infantry, 1st Battalion - Captain George W. Smith,
18th U.S. Infantry, 2nd Battalion - Captain Captain Henry Haymond,
19th U.S. Infantry, 1st Battalion - Captain Edmund L. Smith,
5th U.S. Artillery, Battery H - Lieutenant Joshua A. Fessenden,

About two o'clock p.m. General Baird's Division was assembled on this line, King's Brigade covering the road from McDonald's house to the ground where the battle opened. About 4 o'clock Scribner's and Starkweather's Brigades were sent forward to the field of their morning fighting to support Johnson's Division then much in advance of the general line. King's Brigade remained in this position until 2 o'clock in the morning when it moved across the Kelly field. At daylight it again moved forward and took position as the left of General Baird's line around, and in advance of, the northwest corner of that field.
HM NumberHM1ZM1
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission.
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659661 N 3867971
Decimal Degrees34.94168333, -85.25165000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.501', W 85° 15.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 30.06" N, 85° 15' 5.94" 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 Reeds Bridge Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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