Harker's Brigade Historical

Harker's Brigade Historical (HM1XGD)

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

N 34° 54.293', W 85° 15.68'

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Wood's Division

—Crittenden's Corps —

Harker's Brigade.
Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel Charles G. Harker.
Sept. 19, 1863, 4 p.m.

3rd Kentucky - Colonel Henry C. Dunlap.
64th Ohio - Colonel Alexander McIlvain.
65th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel Horatio N. Whitbeck.
65th Ohio - Major Samuel C. Brown.
125th Ohio - Colonal Emerson Opdycke.
Ohio 6th Battery - Captain Cullen Bradley.

The Brigade arrived about 3:30 p.m. from the vicinity of Lee and Gordon's Mills. The 125th Ohio and 64th Ohio formed here, and moving towards the crest east of the road became engaged with troops of Hood's Division. The 65th Ohio and 3rd Kentucky formed line nearly perpendicular to the road, and after hard fighting advanced northward to attack Confederate troops crossing the road a few hundred yards beyond. Arriving in rear of Johnson's Brigade of Bushrod R. Johnson's Division, which had passed to the west of the road and wheeled north to attack the flank of Van Cleve's Division in the Brotherton field. Harker's Brigade attacked Johnson's line and forced it to withdraw into the forest east of the road. The Brigade then joined Buell's Brigade at Viniard's and bivouacked there until 2 a.m., when it retired to a position on the range north of Widow Glenn's.
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Placed By 1890 by Chickamauga-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 658848 N 3863874
Decimal Degrees34.90488333, -85.26133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.293', W 85° 15.68'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 17.58" N, 85° 15' 40.8" 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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