Warren's Mississippi Light Artillery

Warren's Mississippi Light Artillery (HM29FY)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 56.453', W 85° 15.617'

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Liddell's Brigade

—Liddell's Division —

Warren's Mississippi Light Artillery
2 Napoleons; 2 James.
Liddell's Brigade, Liddell's Division, Walker's Corps.
September 20, 1863.

1st Lieutenant H Shannon,
2nd Lieutenant W.P. McDonald
Mortally Wounded.

This battery was also known as Swett's battery. With its brigade it moved to the extreme right in support of General Breckinridge's division in the morning and remained in position without becoming engaged till the afternoon. About 5 p.m. the battery was ordered forward by the Reed's Bridge Road coming into position on this ground on the right of its division line. When the battery opened on the enemy about 800 yards northwest artillery from several points immediately replied completely enfilading the line of infantry. Reynolds' division of infantry in plain view moving at a double-quick directly against the left flank of the division with the artillery fire above mentioned made the position untenable. The battery was ordered to retire which it did as rapidly as possible losing one gun by the loss of a horse which was soon after recovered by the advance of Captain T.J. Fletcher and a few men of the 13th Arkansas. Casualties of the battle: killed 2 enlisted men wounded 1 officer 8 enlisted men 11 horses killed or disabled.
HM NumberHM29FY
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658874 N 3867868
Decimal Degrees34.94088333, -85.26028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.453', W 85° 15.617'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 27.18" N, 85° 15' 37.02" 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 3370 Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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