Fowler's Alabama Battery

Fowler's Alabama Battery (HM29G4)

Location: Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 56.461', W 85° 15.601'

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Walthall's Brigade

—Liddell's Division —

Fowler's Alabama Battery.
4 Napoleons.
Walthall's Brigade, Liddell's Division,
Walker's Corps. - September 20, 1863.
Captain William H. Fowler, Commanding,
Wounded.

1st Lieutenant John Phelan.
1st Lieutenant Robert Perrin.
2nd Lieutenant N. Venable.
2nd Lieutenant William Dailey.


The battery followed the brigade coming into position on this ground on right of brigade and division where it was under a severe cross fire from several Union batteries and was finally flanked and compelled to retire. Before the battery was ordered to leave this position one section under Lieutenant Perrin engaged a Union battery on the right within short range doing it considerable damage as was subsequently ascertained. In returning one piece under Lieutenant Daily went farther to the right and joined a battery of General Forrest's and continued firing until the close of the battle. Casualties of the battle 8 men killed 1 officer and 17 men wounded 1 man missing 27 horses killed or disabled.
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HM NumberHM29G4
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees34.94101667, -85.26001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.461', W 85° 15.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 27.66" N, 85° 15' 36.06" 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 Post Rd, Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, US
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