Battery A, 1st Ohio

Battery A, 1st Ohio (HM29OC)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 55.794', W 85° 15.546'

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Willich's Brigade

—Johnson's Division —

Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery.
4 James, 2 Napoleons.
Willich's Brigade, Johnson's Division, McCook's Corps.
September 20, 1863,

Captain Wilbur F. Goodspeed, Commanding.
1st Lieutenant Edmund B. Belding, (Wounded).
1st Lieutenant Charles W. Scovill.
2nd Lieutenant Roland G. Day.

The battery came into position on this field early in the morning in rear of its Brigade in reserve. About 10 o'clock a heavy Confederate column was discovered about 1000 yards north. Crossing the road the Battery changed front, a few minutes later the Confederates charged on this position and got up to within fifty yards. The Battery then opened double shotted with canister, and with the aid of the 15th Ohio of the Brigade and various commands and fragments of infantry, they were repulsed, and driven with heavy loss. The Confederates having disappeared in front and showing themselves in rear, the Battery moved to the Kelly House, and faced to the rear.
HM NumberHM29OC
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 10:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659003 N 3866652
Decimal Degrees34.92990000, -85.25910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.794', W 85° 15.546'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 47.64" N, 85° 15' 32.76" 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 Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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