18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.

18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery. (HM15YJ)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.801', W 85° 15.996'

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Whitaker's Brigade

— Steedman's Division —

18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery
6 3" Rifles.
Whitaker's Brigade, Steedman's Division, Granger's Corps.

September 20, 1863.
Capt. Charles C. Aleshire, Commanding.
1st Lieut. Albert S. Bierce.
2d Lieut. Casey Roseburgh (wounded).
2d Lieut. James W, Chesnut (wounded).

About noon the Battery followed its Brigade from McAfee's Church across country to Cloud's, thence south along the LaFayette road to McDonald's and thence straight to the vicinity of the Snodgrass house, where it arrived at about 2 P.M. It was placed in position on this ground by order of Gen. Thomas, and so remained until sunset actively engaged most of the time in repulsing repeated assaults of the enemy upon this part of the Union line. About 7 P.M. the Battery withdrew with the infantry to Rossville where it bivouacked. Casualties: 2 officers and 8 enlisted men wounded.
HM NumberHM15YJ
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 8:39am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658318 N 3866653
Decimal Degrees34.93001667, -85.26660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.801', W 85° 15.996'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 48.06" N, 85° 15' 59.76" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 369 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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