Lytle's Brigade

Lytle's Brigade (HM1FVZ)

Location: Rossville, GA 30741 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 53.021', W 85° 16.09'

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Sheridan's Division

— McCook's Corps —

Lytle's Brigade

Sheridan's Division - McCook's Corps.


Brigader General William H. Lytle.

September 19th, 1863, 4 P.M., 1st Position

36th Illinois - Colonel Silas Miller.

88th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Alexander S. Chadbourne.

21st Michigan - Colonel William B. McCreery.

24th Wisconsin - Lieutenant Colonel Theodore S. West.

11th Indiana Battery - Captain Arnold Sutermeister



When Sheridan's Division moved towards Viniard's from this position, Lytle's Brigade was left to guard the bridge and the ford.

The 88th Illinois and 21st Michigan with two sections of the Battery were posted at the ford near the Mills. The 36th Illinois and 24th Wisconsin with the remaining section were placed on the higher ground to the left on the Chattanooga Road.

The position was felt by the enemy's skirmishers but not attacked.

At 3:30 A.M. of the 20th the Brigade moved north on the Chattanooga Road to Viniard's and thence with its Division to the high ground next west of Widow Glenn's.
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658264 N 3861512
Decimal Degrees34.88368333, -85.26816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 53.021', W 85° 16.09'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 53' 1.26" N, 85° 16' 5.4" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115-155 Lee-Gordon Mill Cir, Rossville GA 30741, US
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