VanDerveer's Brigade.

VanDerveer's Brigade. (HMG27)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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N 34° 55.656', W 85° 16.191'

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Brannan's Division ——— Thomas' Corps.

— Col. Ferdinand VanDerveer. —

[First Marker]:
VanDerveer's Brigade.
Brannan's Division?????Thomas' Corps
Col. Ferdinand VanDerveer
Sept. 20, 1863. 2:30 to 7:30 P.M.

87th Indiana???????????Col. Newell Gleason
2nd Minnesota??????????.Col. James George
9th Ohio????????????..Col. Gustave Kammerling
35th Ohio????????????Lieut. Col. Henry V. Boynton
4th U.S. Battery 1????????....Lieut. Frank G. Smith

This Brigade arrived from its engagement in the Kelly Field at 2:30 P.M. It advanced to this crest strengthening the Union line from the present observation tower nearly to the right of Stanley's Brigade. It in part relieved the 21st Ohio, which after replenishing ammunition, moved farther to the right where its monument now stands.

[Second Marker]:
Its battery was engaged throughout the afternoon at the Snodgrass House. Its lines were unsuccessfully assaulted at 3 o'clock by Kershaw's and Anderson's Brigades, and at 4.30 o'clock by the left of Gracie's Brigade. At dusk the 35th Ohio was thrown across the ridge to protect the right flank of the brigade. Soon after this regiment fired a volley into troops which had approached both its front and right within fifty paces causing their withdrawal. The brigade was withdrawn at 7.30 P.M.
Strength in action Sept. 19th, 1788 officers and men.
Caualties during the battle: Killed 145; Wounded 6oo; Captured or Missing 65; Total 810. Percentage of loss 45.30.
HM NumberHMG27
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658026 N 3866380
Decimal Degrees34.92760000, -85.26985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.656', W 85° 16.191'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 39.36" N, 85° 16' 11.46" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6552-6574 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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