Humphrey's Brigade

Humphrey's Brigade (HM216E)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 55.494', W 85° 15.877'

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McLaws’ Division

—Longstreet's Corps —

Humphrey's Brigade.
McLaws' (Kershaw's) Division - Longstreet's (Hood's) Corps.
Brigadier General Benjamin G. Humphrey's.
September 20, 1863, noon, 2d Position.

13th Mississippi - Lieutenant Colonel Kennon McElroy.
17th Mississippi - Lieutenant Colonel John C. Fiser.
18th Mississippi - Captain W.F. Hubbard.
21st Mississippi - Lieutenant Colonel D.N. Moody.

This Brigade, as the left of its Division, and the third line of Longstreet's Corps, followed Law's Division in the general advance of the central column at 11:15 a.m. from the line east of Brotherton's, supporting the attack of Law's Division upon Brannan's line west of the Poe house. It reached this ground about noon, and after the change of front of Kershaw's Brigade to meet the attack of Harker's Brigade from the high ground in the northern portion of the Dyer field, it moved forward on Kershaw's right and took position in the forest fronting the open crest north and east of the Snodgrass house upon which Harker finally established his line.

Throughout the afternoon it took part in the assaults on Snodgrass Hill.
HM NumberHM216E
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Monday, August 28th, 2017 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658509 N 3866089
Decimal Degrees34.92490000, -85.26461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.494', W 85° 15.877'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 29.64" N, 85° 15' 52.62" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Glenn-Kelly Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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