Light Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery

Light Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery (HM1KDF)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.311', W 85° 15.738'

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Connell's Brigade, Brannan's Division

— Thomas' Corps. —

Text on Front Side:

To Her
Light Battery D,
First Artillery.

Commanded by
Captain Josiah W. Church,
Connell's Brigade,
Brannan's Division,
Thomas's Corps.

Text on Back Side:

The battery moved
from Gower's Ford on
the evening of the
18th, marching the entire
night to a position
near the Kelly House.
Being heavily engaged in
two positions on the 19th.
About midnight of the 19th
advanced from bivouac in the
Dyer Field. reaching this position
after several changes to the
left. Here, about 11 a.m. on the
20th, the battery became
desperately engaged at double-
canister range, and all supports
on the right having been forced
back and many of the horses
killed. It became necessary
to abandon three pieces,
the other three were withdrawn
to the hill in rear. Casualties 11.
During the operations at
Chattanooga, the battery occupied
a position in Fort Negley.
Placed ByThe State of Michigan
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658727 N 3865754
Decimal Degrees34.92185000, -85.26230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.311', W 85° 15.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 18.66" N, 85° 15' 44.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Poe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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