15th Wisconsin Infantry Historical

15th Wisconsin Infantry Historical (HM1XH7)

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

N 34° 54.257', W 85° 15.673'

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Heg's Brigade

—Davis’ Division —

Text on the Front Side of the Monument:

15th Wisconsin Infantry
Lieutenant Colonel Ole C. Johnson
3rd Brigade - 1st Division
20th Corps.


Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

15th Wisconsin Infantry.


This regiment, under command of Lieutenant Colonel Ole C. Johnson, became hotly engaged with the enemy at this point about 2:00 p.m. on the 19, of September, 1863, maintaining this position for some time until forced to retire to a new position in the open field to its left and rear, where it successfully resisted every effort of the enemy to dislodge it. The regiment also assisted in the recapture of a portion of a battery near this place. On the 20, its position was changed to the left about three-fourths of a mile where it again suffered severe and additional losses.

Effective force of Regiment September 19, 176.

Casualties:
Killed: Officers 4. Enlisted men 9.
Wounded: Officers 6. Enlisted men 47.
Captured or missing: Officers 2. Enlisted men 43.

Aggregate loss 111
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HM NumberHM1XH7
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Year Placed1895
Placed ByState of Wisconsin
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658859 N 3863808
Decimal Degrees34.90428333, -85.26121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.257', W 85° 15.673'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 15.42" 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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