Ector's Brigade

Ector's Brigade (HM20HR)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 56.087', W 85° 14.236'

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Walker's Division

—Walker's Corps —

Ector's Brigade
Walker's Division - Walker's Corps.
Brigadier General Matthew D. Ector.
September 19, 1863, 9:30 a.m. 1st Position

Stone's Alabama Battalion Sharpshooters - Major T.O. Stone.
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29th North Carolina - Colonel William B. Creasman.
9th Texas - Colonel William H. Young
10th Texas .............. Lieutenant Colonel C.R. Earp.
14th Texas Cavalry, Dismounted, .... Colonel J.L. Camp.
32d Texas .................. Colonel Julius A. Andrews.


This Brigade arrived at Jay's Mill from the vicinity of Alexander's house soon after 9 a.m. It formed on the left of Dibrell's Brigade and attacked the front of Van Derveer's Brigade of Brannan's Division.
The fighting continued with severity till about 11 o'clock when the Brigade was obliged to retire, its left flank in the withdrawal coming under fire of the left battalions of King's Brigade of Baird's Division, then just relieving Croxton's Brigade of Brannan's Division.
It halted in the vicinity of Jay's Mill until near sundown and was not further engaged.
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HM NumberHM20HR
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660988 N 3867229
Decimal Degrees34.93478333, -85.23726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.087', W 85° 14.236'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 5.2200000000002" N, 85° 14' 14.16" 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 7201-7209 Reeds Bridge Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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