21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery Historical

21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery Historical (HM1TR5)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 55.528', W 85° 15.437'

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Turchin's Brigade

—Reynolds’ Division —

21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery
6 Napoleons
Turchin's Brigade, Reynolds' Division, Thomas' Corps.

September 20, 1863.
Captain William W. Andrew, Commanding.
2d Lieutenant William E. Chess.
2d Lieutenant Abram P. Andrew.

The Battery came into position on this ground early in the morning, and after firing canister and case shot during the repeated assaults of the enemy, it changed position to the rear firing a few rounds to the southwest, and again back to this position, till the order came to retire about 5 P.M. When the Brigade was ordered to charge north, on the west side of the Chattanooga and LaFayette road, the Battery became separated from it, and reported to General Thomas, by whom it was directed to join Edward King's Brigade till Turchin's Brigade position was ascertained. Captain Andrew then reported to General Turchin, and retired with the Brigade to Rossville. Casualties of the battle: enlisted men wounded 12; horses wounded and abandoned 12; gun and limber abandoned 1.
HM NumberHM1TR5
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659178 N 3866163
Decimal Degrees34.92546667, -85.25728333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.528', W 85° 15.437'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 31.68" N, 85° 15' 26.22" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Battleline Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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