Woods' Brigade

Woods' Brigade (HMNVF)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37409 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 0.856', W 85° 20.438'

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Osterhaus' Divsion

— Blair's Corps —

Woods' Brigade
Osterhaus' Divsion - Blair's Corps
Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods

Nov. 24, 1863

13th Illinois - Lieut. Col. Frederick W. Partridge.

3rd Missouri - Lieut Col. Theordore Meumann.

12th Missouri - Col. Hugo Wangelin.

17th Missouri - Col. John F. Cramer.

27th Missouri - Col. Thomas Curly.

29th Missouri - Col. James Peckham
Maj. Philip H. Murphy.

31st Missouri - Lieut. Col. Samuel P. Simpson.

32nd Missouri - Lieut. Col. Henry C. Warmoth.

76th Ohio - Maj. Willard Warner.

This brigade, as the right of Osterhaus' Division covored the construction of a bridge over Lookout Creek a half mile above the railroad crossing, and upon the appearance of Geary's line on the western slope of Lookout crossed the creek about 11.30 a.m. and moved over the nose of the mountain with its left on the river road. This movement resulted in the capture of a large body of pickets opposite Williamson's Brigade at the lower bridge. The command advanced in the face of sharp firing until it left rested near the eastern foot opposite the mouth of Chattanooga Creek. The right of the line engaged the enemy with Geary's and Cruft's troops about Cravens', and continued to operate with them until the withdrawal of the Confederate forces from the mountain at 2 a.m. of the 25th.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 651400 N 3875883
Decimal Degrees35.01426667, -85.34063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.856', W 85° 20.438'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 51.36" N, 85° 20' 26.28" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1510-1598 Caroline St, Chattanooga TN 37409, US
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