Deas' Brigade

Deas' Brigade (HM29IQ)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.42', W 85° 16.63'

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Hindman's Division

—Polk's Corps —

Deas' Brigade.
Hindman's Division — Polk's Corps.
Brigadier General Zach. C. Deas.

September 20, 1863, 3 p.m.

18th Alabama - Colonel Samuel K. McSpadden.
22nd Alabama - Captain Harry T. Toulmin.
25th Alabama - Colonel George D. Johnston.
39th Alabama - Colonel Whitfield Clark.
50th Alabama - Colonel J.G. Coltart.
17th Alabama Battalion Sharpshooters - Captain James F. Nabers.
Dent's (Alabama) Battery - Captain S.H. Dent.


After the successful attack of this brigade upon portions of Davis's and Sheridan's Divisions, it advanced to the crest west of the Crawfish Springs road, and wheeling to the right, came into line on the left of Manigault's brigade. In the general advance of the line at 3:30 p.m., it ascended the spur of Snodgrass Hill next northwest of the Vittetoe house, and for nearly two hours unsuccessfully attacked the right of the Union position. It then fell back to the foot of the hill, and again advancing found the enemy had retired.
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HM NumberHM29IQ
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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 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees34.92366667, -85.27716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.42', W 85° 16.63'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 25.2" N, 85° 16' 37.8" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1569 Wilder Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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