Davidson's Brigade Historical

Davidson's Brigade Historical (HM1VG1)

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

N 34° 55.715', W 85° 13.797'

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Pegram's Division

—Forrest's Cavalry Corps —

Davidson's Brigade
Pegram's Division - Forrest's Cavalry Corps.
Brigadier General H. B. Davidson
1st Position
September 19, 1863, 7:30 a.m.

1st Georgia - Colonel J. J. Morgan.
6th Georgia - Colonel John R. Hart.
6th North Carolina - Colonel George N. Folk.
1st Tennessee Legion - Colonel E. W. Rucker.
(12th Tennessee Battalion - Major G. W. Day, and
16th Tennessee Battalion - Captain John Q. Arnold.)
Huwald's (Tennessee) Battery - Captain Gustave A. Huwald.

This Brigade advanced from its bivouac near Alexander's Bridge soon after daylight, and struck Croxton's Brigade of Brannan's Division at Jay's Saw Mill at 7:30 a.m. While engaged with Croxton and awaiting the arrival of Infantry support the Brigade lost nearly one fourth of its numbers. Soon after 8 o'clock the right was attacked by Van Derveer's Brigade of Brannan's Division advancing from the Ringgold Road to the assistance of Croxton. Between 8 and 9 o'clock Wilson's Infantry Brigade of Walker's Division arrived on its left, and an hour later Ector's Brigade of the same Division went in on Wilson's right. Davidson's Brigade and its supports, after five hours fighting and twice repulsing the enemy were forced back to the vicinity of the Saw Mill where the brigade remained during the
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HM NumberHM1VG1
Year Placed1890
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 31st, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 661669 N 3866553
Decimal Degrees34.92858333, -85.22995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.715', W 85° 13.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 42.9" N, 85° 13' 47.82" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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