Lightburn's Brigade

Lightburn's Brigade (HM13HR)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37406 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 4.237', W 85° 14.352'

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Morgan L. Smith's Division

— 15th Corps —

Lightburn's Brigade.
Morgan L. Smith's Division, 15th Corps.
Brig. Gen. Joseph A.J. Lightburn.

Nov. 25, 1863.

83rd Indiana, - Col. Benjamin J. Spooner.
30th Ohio, - Col. Theodore Jones.
37th Ohio, - Lieut. Col. Louis Von Blessingh.
47th Ohio, - Col. Augustus C. Parry.
54th Ohio, - Maj. Robert Williams, Jr.
4th West Virginia, - Col. James H. Dayton.

The Brigade advanced from the Tennessee River about 2 P.M. of November 24th, seized the high ridge about 950 yards north of this point late in the day, and intrenched. About 9 A.M. of the 25th, the 30th and 37th Ohio, and two companies of the 4th West Virginia, all under command of Col. Theodore Jones, supported by the 47th Ohio on the left, crossed the intervening valley, captured the outer Confederate works near this point and moving to the left in conjunction with Corse's Brigade on the right, at 10:30 A.M. made an assault upon the main Confederate works about 220 yards south, and were repulsed. The detachment was relieved at dark by a part of Giles A. Smith's Brigade, and rejoined its brigade. Loss: 10 Killed, 76 Wounded.
HM NumberHM13HR
Marker Number121
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 9:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660546 N 3882291
Decimal Degrees35.07061667, -85.23920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 4.237', W 85° 14.352'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 4' 14.22" N, 85° 14' 21.12" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 Moon St, Chattanooga TN 37406, US
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