S. Beatty's Brigade

S. Beatty's Brigade (HM216B)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 55.362', W 85° 15.867'

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Van Cleve's Division

—Crittenden's Corps —

Beatty's Brigade
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General Samuel Beatty.
September 20, 1863, 11:15 a.m.

79th Indiana, - Colonel Frederick Knefler.
9th Kentucky, - Colonel George H. Cram.
17th Kentucky, - Colonel Alexander M. Stoutt.
19th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Henry G. Stratton.
26th Pennsylvania Battery, - Captain Allison J. Stevens - Lieutenant S.M.
McDowell.


About 9 a.m. the Brigade was ordered from its position on the ridge west of the Dyer house to the front line west of Brotherton's. Arriving in rear of Wood's Division the Brigade was ordered to the left to the support of General Thomas. In executing this order about 11:15 a.m. its right was uncovered by the withdrawal of Wood's Division and the right of Brannon was driven in confusion by the enemy diagonally across the line of the Brigade throwing it into disorder and causing it to retreat toward Snodgrass Hill. Officers and men of all the regiments of the Brigade rallied at that point and fought until the close of the battle. Strength in action, 1384 officers and men. Casualties: killed 16 wounded 254 missing 81 total 331 percentage of loss 23.92.
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HM NumberHM216B
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-552.)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658529 N 3865845
Decimal Degrees34.92270000, -85.26445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.362', W 85° 15.867'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 21.72" N, 85° 15' 52.02" 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 Glenn-Kelly Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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