Pettus' Brigade

Pettus' Brigade (HM135P)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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N 35° 3.7', W 85° 14.743'

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Stevenson's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.

— Brig. Gen. Edmund W. Pettus —

Pettus' Brigade
Stevenson's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
Brig. Gen. Edmund W. Pettus

Nov. 25, 1863
20th Alabama - Capt. John W. Davis.
23rd Alabama - Lieut. Col. J. B. Bibb.
30th Alabama - Col. Charles M. Shelley.
31st Alabama - Col. D. R. Hundley.
46th Alabama - Capt. George E. Brewer.

During the night of Nov. 24th Pettus' Brigade was ordered from Lookout Mountain to the extreme right on Missionary Ridge, reaching Tunnel Hill about 10 A.M. of the 26th. It took position south of the tunnel overlooking the railroad at the foot of the slope on its front. Its right connected with Cumming's Brigade, and its left joined Wilson's Brigade of Walker's Division. From this position it engaged the right of the enemy in his several assaults.

Casualties at this position: Killed 8; Wounded 55; Missing 8.
HM NumberHM135P
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659969 N 3881288
Decimal Degrees35.06166667, -85.24571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 3.7', W 85° 14.743'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 3' 42.00" N, 85° 14' 44.58" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 606 N Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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