Grose's Brigade Historical

Grose's Brigade Historical (HM1TLR)

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

N 34° 55.646', W 85° 15.375'

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Palmer's Division

—Crittenden's Corps —

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Grose's Brigade.
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel William Grose
September 20, 1863.
84th Illinois - Colonel Louis H. Waters.
36th Indiana - Major Gilbert Trusler.
23rd Kentucky - Lieutenant Colonel James C. Foy.
6th Ohio - Major Samuel C. Erwin.
24th Ohio - Colonel David J. Higgins.
4th U.S. Artillery, Battery H - Lieutenant Harry C. Cushing.
4th U.S. Artillery, Battery M - Lieutenant Francis L.D. Russell.

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This Brigade formed early as the reserve of Palmer's Division. About 9 a.m. Colonel Grose was ordered to leave the 23rd Kentucky with General Hazen and proceed with the rest of the Brigade to the left to assist General Baird. The latter was reached just as the Confederates attacked, and the Brigade at once became severely engaged and was twice repulsed, but in the assault with other assistance it drove back the Confederates and held its lines. About 2 p.m. it resumed its place on the lines of its own Division. About 5 o'clock the Brigade retired, under orders, receiving a heavy artillery fire as it crossed the Kelly field. It reformed west
of the field and proceeded with the army to Rossville.
Strength in action, September 19th, officers and men 1685. Casualties: killed 53; wounded 399; captured or missing 65; total 517.
Percentage of loss 30.7.
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HM NumberHM1TLR
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659268 N 3866383
Decimal Degrees34.92743333, -85.25625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.646', W 85° 15.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 38.76" N, 85° 15' 22.5" 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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