Wright's Brigade

Wright's Brigade (HM29QF)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 56.082', W 85° 15.152'

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Cheatham's Division

—Polk's Corps —

Wright Brigade
Cheatham's Division, - Polk's Brigade.
Brigadier General Marcus J. Wright.
September 20, 1863, 6 p.m.

8th Tennessee, - Colonel John H. Anderson.
16th Tennessee, - Colonel D.M. Donnell.
28th Tennessee, - Colonel Sidney S. Stanton.
38th Tennessee, Murray's (Tennessee) Battalion, - Colonel John C. Carter.
51st and 52nd Tennessee, - Lieutenant Colonel John G. Hall.
Carnes' (Tennessee) Battery, - Captain William W. Carnes.


On Sunday September 20th until 2 p.m. the Brigade remained with its Division in reserve more than a mile southeast of this ground. About 2 o'clock it was moved with the Division to the extreme right about 4 o'clock formed on the right of Maney's Brigade in support of Jackson's Brigade then actively engaged. Near sunset it was moved with the general advance of the right wing passing over this ground to the Union breast works, which were being abandoned.
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HM NumberHM29QF
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659594 N 3867195
Decimal Degrees34.93470000, -85.25253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.082', W 85° 15.152'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 4.92" N, 85° 15' 9.12" 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 Alexander Bridge Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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