11th Michigan Infantry

11th Michigan Infantry (HMQA3)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.662', W 85° 16.102'

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Stanley's Brigade — Negley's Division

— Thomas' Corps. —

[Text on Front side of Monument]:

Michigan
To Her
11th Regiment Infantry
Volunteers.
Lieut. Col. Melvin Mudge,
Commanding.
Stanley's Brigade,
Negley's Division,
Thomas' Corps.


[Text on Right side of Monument]:

Col. William L. Stoughton
11th Michigan Infantry,
Whose statue surmounts this shaft
Commanded Stanley's Brigade during
the last half day of this battle.


[Text on back side of Monument]:

This regiment entered McLemore's Cove, via
Stevens' Gap, at 3 P.M., Sept. 8th, 1863, as vanguard
of the 14th A.C. That afternoon it was engaged
with Confederate Cavalry near Bailey's Cross-
Roads. In the morning of the 11th it was
in action in front of Dug Gap, and in
the afternoon at Davis' Cross-Roads.
On the morning of the 19th it
assisted in opposing Helm's Brigade
at Glass Mill. In the afternoon
it assisted in restoring the
lines west of Brotherton's.
In the evening it was engaged
in Brotherton's Field.


[Text on Left side of Monument]:

From the latter point, it moved into
the woods west of the Kelly Field to the
support of John Beatty's Brigade. Where
about 9:30 A.M. in line with the 19th Illinois
and the 18th Ohio, it advanced against
Adams' Brigade which was driven from the
field and across McDonald's clearing,
assisting in the capture of many
prisoners including its commanding officer,
General D. W. Adams. It was then ordered to its
left, and reached this point at 12 noon. Here it
was desperately engaged nearly six hours.
It held this line till after the battle.
From 4 A.M. Sept. 21st to 4 A.M. Sept. 22nd this
regiment held the line across the road at
the east end of Rossville Gap.
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HM NumberHMQA3
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Placed ByState of Michigan
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658161 N 3866393
Decimal Degrees34.92770000, -85.26836667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.662', W 85° 16.102'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 39.72" N, 85° 16' 6.12" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-575 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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