Sirwell's Brigade

Sirwell's Brigade (HM16GF)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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N 34° 55.67', W 85° 16.191'

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Negley's Division

— Thomas' Corps. —

Sirwell's Brigade.
Negley's Division - Thomas Corps.
Col. William Sirwell.

Sept. 20, 1863. noon.
37th Indiana - Lieut. Col. William D. Ward.
21st Ohio - Lieut. Col. D.M. Stoughton.
21st Ohio - Maj. Arnold McMahan.
21st Ohio - Capt. Charles H. Van Tine.
74th Ohio - Capt. Joseph Fisher.
78th Pennsylvania - Lieut. Col. Archibald Blakeley.
Battery G, 1st Ohio - Capt. Alexander Marshall.

The brigade took position east of the Snodgrass house about 11 A.M. The 21st Ohio having been sent to General Brannan about noon at his request was heavily engaged on this ground until 3 o'clock the rest of the brigade soon after noon being ordered by General Negley to retire toward McFarland Gap. The 21st was relieved on this line by the 2nd Minnesota and the 35th Ohio and after obtaining ammunition moved up to the right and fought on the right of Brannan's line until captured about dark.
HM NumberHM16GF
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 9:33am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658025 N 3866406
Decimal Degrees34.92783333, -85.26985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.67', W 85° 16.191'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 40.20" N, 85° 16' 11.46" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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