Alexander's Brigade

Alexander's Brigade (HM13HS)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37406 Hamilton County
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N 35° 4.335', W 85° 14.312'

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John E. Smith's Division.

— 17th Corps. —

Alexander's Brigade.
John E. Smith's Division. - 17th Corps.
Col. Jesse I. Alexander.

Nov. 25th 1863.

63rd Illinois, - Col. Joseph B. McCown.
48th Indiana, - Lieut. Col. Edward J. Wood.
59th Indiana, - Capt. Wilford H. Wolman.
4th Minnesota, - Lieut. Col. John E. Tourtellotte.
18th Wisconsin, - Col. Gabriel Bouck.

About 1 P.M. November 24th the Brigade advanced from the Tennessee River, the 4th Minnesota in front as skirmishers, and at nightfall had seized the ridge 800 yards northwest of this point, and two guns of the 6th Wisconsin battery were placed in position on top of the ridge. At 10 A.M. of the 25th, the 48th Indiana and 63rd Illinois were sent to support General Lightburn's Brigade on its left and front. Later in the day the 63rd Illinois relieved the 30th and 37th Ohio near this point. The Brigade had 4 wounded.
HM NumberHM13HS
Marker Number101
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660604 N 3882474
Decimal Degrees35.07225000, -85.23853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 4.335', W 85° 14.312'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 4' 20.10" N, 85° 14' 18.72" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2932 New York Ave, Chattanooga TN 37406, US
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