Heg's Brigade Historical

Heg's Brigade Historical (HM1XGA)

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

N 34° 54.27', W 85° 15.673'

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Davis’ Division

—McCook's Corps —

Heg's Brigade
Davis' Division - McCook's Corps.
Colonel Hans C. Heg.
Colonel John A. Martin.
September 19, 1863. 2 p.m. 1st Position

25th Illinois - Major Samuel D. Wall.
25th Illinois - Captain Wesford Taggart.
35th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel William P. Chandler.
8th Kansas - Colonel John A. Martin.
8th Kansas - Lieutenant Colonel James L. Abernathy.
15th Wisconsin - Lieutenant Colonel Ole C. Johnson.
8th Wisconsin Battery - Lieutenant John D. McLean.

This Brigade, being left of Davis' Division, reached this line about 1 p.m., and formed on the right of Wilder's Brigade of mounted Infantry, having Carlin's Brigade on its right. The line advanced across the LaFayette Road and became desperately engaged about 2 o'clock. After three quarters of an hour the Brigade was forced back to the road. It rallied and nearly regained its most advanced position when it was again repulsed. In rallying the line in the low ground west to the road Colonel Heg was mortally wounded. At 3:30 p.m. Wood's Division arrived from Lee and Gordon's Mill and relieved Davis' line, when Heg's Brigade, now commanded by Colonel Martin, again advanced but was not further engaged during the 19th.
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 24th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658859 N 3863832
Decimal Degrees34.90450000, -85.26121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.27', W 85° 15.673'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 16.2" N, 85° 15' 40.38" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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