Dawson's Georgia Battery.

Dawson's Georgia Battery. (HMQ25)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 1.125', W 85° 15.827'

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Eldridge's Artillery Battalion.

— Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps. —

Dawson's Georgia Battery.
Two 12-PDR. Napoleons; Two 12-PDR. Howitzers.
Maj. J.W. Eldridge's Artillery Battalion.
Stewart's Div. Breckinridges's Corps.
1st Lieut. R.W. Anderson, Commanding,
1st Lieut. Henry S. Greaves,
2nd Lieut. R.H. Brown, 2d Lieut. W.G. Allen.
Nov. 25th, 1863, 4 P.M.
The battery came into position in rear of Adams' Brigade of Stewart's Div. after the general advance of the enemy had commenced about 3:45 P.M., and without defensive works of any character, opened the entire battery on the rapidly approaching lines, and continued to fire with great celerity and destructive effect, aided in temporarily checking the advance of the troops in its front till the ridge had been carried on the right and the enemy were rapidly approaching on that flank. Under these conditions, and with the enemy in front dangerously near the guns, and no reasonable prospect of checking his advance, the battery to avoid capture, withdrew with the loss of a few men and horses, but no guns, caissons or material.
HM NumberHMQ25
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 12:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658404 N 3876499
Decimal Degrees35.01875000, -85.26378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 1.125', W 85° 15.827'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 1' 7.50" N, 85° 15' 49.62" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 176 Ridge Ave, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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