Mebane's Tennessee Battery

Mebane's Tennessee Battery (HM29SN)

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

N 34° 55.812', W 85° 15.148'

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Stovall's Brigade

—Breckinridge's Division —

Mebane's Tennessee Battery.
4 12 Pounder Howitzers.
Stovall's Brigade, Breckinridge's Division, Hill's Corps.

September 20, 1863.
Captain John W. Mebane, Commanding.
1st Lieutenant J.W. Phillips.
2d Lieutenant J.C. Grant.
2d Lieutenant L.E. Wright.


The Battery was not engaged on the 19th, but followed its Brigade closely, ready at all times to come into action if an opportunity offered.
In the assault of the 20th, the Battery came into position on this ground on the left of the Division, under a bitter fire of all arms at short range from the enemy's concealed works, and continued to fire till supporting infantry was forced to retire. Casualties: 1 man wounded; 2 horses killed and 6 wounded.
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HM NumberHM29SN
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659609 N 3866696
Decimal Degrees34.93020000, -85.25246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.812', W 85° 15.148'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 48.72" N, 85° 15' 8.88" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Alexander Bridge Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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