4th United.States Cavalry Historical

4th United.States Cavalry Historical (HM1VHD)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.837', W 85° 13.741'

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Minty's Brigade

—Crook's Division —

Text on the front side of the monument:

U. S. Cavalry
1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division
Army of the Cumberland

September 18th to 21st 1863

Text on the back side of the monument:

The 4th U.S. Cavalry, Captain J. B. McIntyre, commanding, in conjunction with the Brigade, began skirmishing with four brigades of the enemy about 8 a.m. September 18, 1863, three miles east of this point on Pea Vine Ridge, and fell back, fighting, across the Chickamauga at Reed's Bridge. Was engaged near this spot at 3 p.m. and was fought back slowly to the Viniard House, on the Lafayette Road, arriving there at dark. September 19th, was near Gordon's Mills and later near Rossville, protecting trains. September 20th, was engaged guarding the left flank of the army, where it was confronted by Scott's Brigade of Pegram's Cavalry, near Red House Bridge, on the direct Rossville and Ringgold Road. September 21st, the Regiment, with the Brigade, covered the front of General Thomas' lines at Rossville until noon.

Casualties, 5 killed, 14 wounded, 1 missing.
Year Placed1893
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 661750 N 3866780
Decimal Degrees34.93061667, -85.22901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.837', W 85° 13.741'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 50.22" N, 85° 13' 44.46" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Jays Mill Rd, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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