Manigault's Brigade

Manigault's Brigade (HM20AL)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 2.265', W 85° 15.25'

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Hindman's Division

—Hardee's Corps —

Manigault's Brigade
Hindman's Division - Hardee's Corps
Brigadier General Arthur M. Manigault
November 25, 1863

24th Alabama - Colonel N.N. Davis
28th Alabama - Major W.L. Butler
34th Alabama - Major John N. Slaughter
10th and 19th South Carolina - Lieutenant Colonel J.T. Porcher
10th and 19th South Carolina - Major James L. White


November 23rd a portion of Manigault's Brigade held Orchard Knob and the low rocky ridge to the south of it. Upon the advance of the enemy in force the 28th Alabama, misunderstanding its orders to be, to hold its position at all hazards, remained in rifle-pits fighting and 146 officers and men and the colors were captured. During the 24th November the front rank of the brigade occupied the works at the foot of the Ridge, and on the afternoon of the 25th fell back before the Union advance and joined the rear rank on the crest of the Ridge. Deas' Brigade was on its right, and Anderson's (Tucker's) on its left. In the general assault it was attacked by the left of Wood's Division. Its position being carried it retreated with its division to Chickamauga, crossing by Shallowford Road.
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HM NumberHM20AL
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-379.)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees35.03775000, -85.25416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 2.265', W 85° 15.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 2' 15.9" N, 85° 15' 15" W
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Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133 N Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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