Van Cleve's Division Historical

Van Cleve's Division Historical (HM1UE9)

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

N 34° 55.012', W 85° 15.675'

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Crittenden's Corps

—Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve —

Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve.
September 19th, 1863, 4 P.M.

1st Brigade - Brigadier General Samuel Beatty.
2nd Brigade - Colonel George F. Dick.
3rd Brigade - Colonel Sidney M. Barnes.


While the First and Second Brigades of Van Cleve's Division (the Third Brigade having been left near Lee and Gordon's Mill) were falling back before Stewart's attack from east of the LaFayette Road, one section of the 26th Pennsylvania Battery, Lieutenant S. M. McDowell, and four guns of the 7th Indiana Battery, Captain George R. Swallow, took position on this line about 4 o'clock. The Division rallied upon the artillery and remained in position fighting for half an hour when the artillery had exhausted its ammunition. The line, being then flanked on its right by troops from Bushrod Johnson's Division, while sustaining a fierce attack from Clayton in front, fell back to the high ground west of the Crawfish Springs Road, where it remained for the night.
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HM NumberHM1UE9
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658832 N 3865203
Decimal Degrees34.91686667, -85.26125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.012', W 85° 15.675'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 0.72" N, 85° 15' 40.5" 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 Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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