Hindman's Division

Hindman's Division (HM29HQ)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 54.638', W 85° 16.407'

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Polk's Corps

—Major General Thomas D. Hindman —

Hindman's Division - Polk's Corp's.
Major General Thomas C. Hindman.

September 20, 1863, 1 p.m.

Anderson's Brigade — Brigadier General Patton Anderson.
Deas' Brigade — Brigadier Zach C. Deas.
Manigault's Brigade — Brigadier Arthur M. Manigault.


Anderson's and Deas' Brigades of this Division, pursuing Davis' and Sheridan's troops, reached the high ground west of this position soon after noon, the disorganized forces of the Union right wing continuing to fall back towards McFarland's Gap. These brigades moved from this position to their right and rear and joined General Johnson's Division at the Vittetoe House shortly before 3 p.m., where also Manigault's Brigade, moving forward again from the vicinity of Viniard's, rejoined the division. In the advance of this position Hindman's Division captured a large number of prisoners and guns, from Sheridan's and Davis' Divisions.

General W.H.Lytle, commanding a brigade was killed while rallying his troops a short distance south of the Dyer House.
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HM NumberHM29HQ
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657729 N 3864493
Decimal Degrees34.91063333, -85.27345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.638', W 85° 16.407'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 38.28" N, 85° 16' 24.42" 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 1756 Lytle Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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