22nd Michigan Infantry

22nd Michigan Infantry (HMG71)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.632', W 85° 16.317'

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!st Brigade - 1st Division

— Reserve Corps. —

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22nd Michigan - Infantry
1st Brigade - 1st Division - Reserve Corps.

[Reverse Side of Marker]

To her Twenty-Second Regiment of Infantry
By Colonel Heber LeFavour, Lieut. Colonel William Sanborn,
Captain Alonzo M. Keeler
Whitaker's Brigade, Steedman's Division, Granger's Corps.
This monument marks the position where the Regiment performed
It's most important service, Sept. 20th, 1863.
Engaged 455, Killed 32, Wounded 96, Missing 261, Total loss 389.
On the 19th the Regiment marched from Rossville joining
The Brigade near McAfee's Church. From there it moved about noon
Of the 20th toward this position. After three hours desperate combat
Having exhausted their ammunition, they charged overwhelming numbers
Until overcome.
In the Chattanooga Campaigns it performed important engineer service,
Major Henry S. Dean Commanding.

HM NumberHMG71
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657835 N 3866332
Decimal Degrees34.92720000, -85.27195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.632', W 85° 16.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 37.92" N, 85° 16' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 621 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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