20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.

20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery. (tmp-7f134)

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

N 34° 55.695', W 85° 15.451'

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4 3" Rifles, 2 Napoleons.

20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.
4 3" Rifles, 2 Napoleons.
Dodge's Brigade, Johnson's Division, McCook's Corps.
September 20, 1863.
Capt. Edward Grosskopff, Commanding.


The Battery remained in the rear of the Brigade in the early morning and came into position on this ground soon after 9 A.M., and aided in holding in check an attacked on the left flank. About 11 or 11:30 A. M. the battery was ordered by a staff officer to take position more to the right, but did not reach the designated point before the line was broken. The battery then withdrew toward the hills, and soon after noon proceeded toward McFarland's Gap and Rossville, where it bivouacked. Casualties of the battle: 2 men wounded; 2 men missing; 9 horses killed, 2 wounded; one caisson abandoned.
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HM Numbertmp-7f134
Year Placed1890
Placed ByWar Department
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Date Added Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 6:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659151 N 3866472
Decimal Degrees34.92825000, -85.25751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.695', W 85° 15.451'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 41.7" N, 85° 15' 27.06" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Battleline Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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