S. Beatty's Brigade

S. Beatty's Brigade (HM29MS)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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N 34° 55.15', W 85° 16.438'

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Van Cleve's Division

—Crittenden's Corps —

Text on the first tablet:

Beatty's Brigade
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General Samuel Beatty.
September 20, 1863, morning.

79th Indiana, - Colonel Frederick Knefler.
9th Kentucky, - Colonel George H. Cram.
17th Kentucky, - Colonel Alexander M. Stoutt.
19th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Henry G. Stratton.
26th Pennsylvania Battery, - Captain Allison J. Stevens - Lieutenant S.M. McDowell.

Text on the second tablet:

At 9 o'clock September 20th this Brigade, then in position on the slope west of this tablet, was sent forward with Dick's Brigade on its left to the next ridge east of this point. Thence both brigades were ordered forward to the main line. Upon reaching Brannan's position which was in the western edge of the Poe field this Brigade was involved in the break at that point, run over by one of Brannan's, fragments of all the regiments of the Brigade were rallied at Snodgrass Hill, where they fought until the close of the battle. Strength in action, September 19th, 1384 officers and men.
casualties in the two days: killed 16; wounded 254; missing 61; total 331. Percentage of loss 23.99.
HM NumberHM29MS
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657666 N 3865438
Decimal Degrees34.91916667, -85.27396667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.15', W 85° 16.438'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 8.9999999999999" N, 85° 16' 26.28" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Vittetoe Chickamauga Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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