Greene's - Third Brigade

Greene's - Third Brigade (HMQBH)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37419 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 0.58', W 85° 22.466'

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Geary's - Second Division

— Slocum's - Twelfth Corps —

[Front Side of Monument]

78th New York Infantry
137th New York Infantry
149th New York Infantry

Greene's - Third Brigade
Geary's - Second Division
Slocum's - Twelfth Corps

Hooker's Command
11th and 12th Corps
Army of the Potomac

Oct. 28-29 1863

[Reverse Side of Monument]

Two sections of Knap's Penna. Battery and six regiments of Geary's Division encamped here on evening of Uctober 28, 1863, and here attacked at midnight by Bratton's South Carolina Brigade, Longstreet's Corps. The battery held summit of knoll a few yards south - west of this point. The Infantry battle line enveloped position occupied by Battery in form of a horseshoe, centre facing north. The 137th N.Y. Infantry held the left of the line along a fence facing northerly and westerly. The 149th N.Y. Infantry were on the right of the line along railroad embankment, facing easterly with its left near this monument; the 78th N.Y. Infantry in reserve, occupied threatened positions alternately on extreme left and right during engagement which lasted three hours, the Confederates retiring.

Brig.-Gen. Geo. S. Greene was wounded and Col. David S. Ireland assumed of the Third Brigade during the battle.

Casualties
Staff......................Wounded 1
78th New York,.............Wounded 2
137th New York, Killed 15, Wounded 75
149th New York, Killed 01, Wounded 12
Total Killed and Wounded, 106

The New York Regiments engaged here
numbered 44 Officers and 745 Men.
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HM NumberHMQBH
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Placed ByState of New York
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 12:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 648325 N 3875322
Decimal Degrees35.00966667, -85.37443333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.58', W 85° 22.466'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 34.80" N, 85° 22' 27.96" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 235-237 Wauhatchie Pike, Chattanooga TN 37419, US
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