Wharton's Brigade

Wharton's Brigade (HMPTO)

Location: Dover, TN 37058 Stewart County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 28.78', W 87° 50.708'

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Pillow's Division

Brigadier General
Gideon J. Pillow's Division
Colonel Gabriel C. Wharton's Brigade
51st Virginia, Lieut. Colonel James W. Massie
56th Virginia, Captain George W. Davis

Arrived at Fort Donelson on February 7 and 8, 1862. First assigned to General Buckner's Division, the brigade, on February 12, moved to this position in support of the Confederate left wing under General Pillow. During the evening and following night, the brigade engaged in trench construction.

On February 15, at 4 a.m. the brigade withdrew from the trenches and formed, by General Pillow's orders, in support of Baldwin's Brigade for an attack against the extreme right of the Federal line.
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 2:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 424293 N 4037484
Decimal Degrees36.47966667, -87.84513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 28.78', W 87° 50.708'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 28' 46.80" N, 87° 50' 42.48" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 534 Wynns Ferry Loop, Dover TN 37058, US
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