Rowan's GA, formerly 3d Maryland Battery

Rowan's GA, formerly 3d Maryland Battery (HM135J)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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N 35° 3.783', W 85° 14.636'

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Capt. W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.

— Stevenson's Div. —

Rowan's GA, formerly 3d Maryland Battery
Four 12 pounder Napoleons.
Capt. W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.
Stevenson's Div.,

Nov. 25th, 1863, 11 A.M.
Capt. Jno. B.Rowan, Commanding,
1st Lieut. William L. Ritter,
2d Lieut. Thomas D. Giles,
2d Lieut. James W. Doncaster.

This battery with its battalion moved from its position west of Chattanooga Creek at 2.30 A.M., and after several changes came into position on the summit of the ridge near this point about 9.30 A.M., and opened fire at intervals on the flank of the enemy assaulting Tunnel Hill with marked effect, causing him to seek shelter behind the intervening swell of the ridge, and aiding materially in his final repulse and defeat of his purpose to carry the ridge at this point.

After dark the battery withdrew with its battalion and division to Chickamauga Station. No casualties reported.
HM NumberHM135J
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 12:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660129 N 3881445
Decimal Degrees35.06305000, -85.24393333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 3.783', W 85° 14.636'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 3' 46.98" N, 85° 14' 38.16" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 549-619 N Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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