Croxton's Brigade.

Croxton's Brigade. (HM18MH)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 55.392', W 85° 15.702'

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Brannan's Division

— Thomas' Corps. —

[Text on the first Tablet]:

Croxton's Brigade
Brannan's Division - Thomas' Corps.
Col. John T. Croxton.
Sept. 20, 1863. 11 A.M.
10th Indiana - Lieut. Col. Marsh B. Taylor.
74th Indiana - Col. Chas. W. Chapman.
74th Indiana - Lieut. Col. Myron Baker.
4th Kentucky - Maj. Robert M. Kelley.
14th Ohio - Lieut. Col. Henry D. Kingsbury.
10th Kentucky - Col. Wm. H. Hays.
1st Ohio Light Battery C - Lieut. Marco B. Gary.

This brigade moved before daylight of the 20th of Sept. from its bivouac near the Dyer house to this line where it formed with Connell's brigade on its right. Croxton's brigade and Reynolds' division were attacked about 11 A.M. by Stewart's division, which after severe fighting withdrew to its first position.


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Before noon Croxton was driven from his position by Hood's division of Longstreet's Corps, supported by McLaw's division which had advanced into the gap in the Union line on the right of the division and attacked it in flank. Two regiments of the brigade, the 10th and 74th Indiana, after facing to the rear, vigorously attacked the enemy which had turned the right and subsequently withdrew to the left and joined Reynolds' division east of the Kelly field. Parts of the rest of the brigade fell back and took position on Snodgrass Hill. Strength in action Sept. 19th, 2,401 officers and men. Total casualties for the battle: killed 131; wounded 729; captured or missing 79; Total 938. Percentage of loss, 39.07.
HM NumberHM18MH
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefield Board
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:08pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658779 N 3865905
Decimal Degrees34.92320000, -85.26170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.392', W 85° 15.702'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 23.52" N, 85° 15' 42.12" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10001-10045 Poe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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