Post's Brigade

Post's Brigade (HM29F5)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 54.127', W 85° 16.379'

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Davis’ Division

—McCook's Corps —

Post's Brigade
Davis' Division - McCook's Corps.
Colonel P. Sidney Post.
September 19 and 20, 1863.
59th Illinois, Lieutenant Colonel Joshua C. Winters.
74th Illinois, Colonel Jason Marsh.
75th Illinois, Colonel John E. Bennett.
22nd Indiana, Colonel Michael Gooding.
5th Wisconsin Battery, Captain George Q. Gardner.

The Brigade was not engaged on this field. It remained at Steven's Gap on the 19th guarding wagon trains. On the morning of the 20th it marched for Crawfish Spring and skirmishing at intervals with Wheeler's cavalry reached the Spring at 1 p.m. when finding all communication cut off with its corps at 5 p.m. it marched back on Chattanooga Creek and bivouacked near McCulloch's house near daylight of the 21st. Casualties: killed 1, wounded 5, missing 19, total 25.
HM NumberHM29F5
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657788 N 3863549
Decimal Degrees34.90211667, -85.27298333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.127', W 85° 16.379'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 7.6200000000001" N, 85° 16' 22.74" 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 419 Wilder Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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