2nd Minnesota

2nd Minnesota (HMQB4)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.66', W 85° 16.161'

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[Front Side of Monument]:

The Second Regiment Minnesota Veteran Volunteer Infantry.

Occupied this position Sunday September 20th, 1863, from 2:30 P.M., to 7:30 P.M., successfully maintaining it against repeated assaults by the enemy, and withdrawing only after the attempt to take it had been abandoned.
This Regiment was engaged September 19th, on the Reed's Bridge, Road, and in the forenoon of September 20th, at Kelly's Field, in every contest, repulsing the enemy opposing it. Having 384 men engaged, its loss was 34 killed, 114 wounded, and 14 men (detailed for care of wounded) were captured; total loss 42 per cent.
"It is a notable fact that the 2nd. Minnesota had not a single man among the 'missing' or a straggler during the two days engagement."
Official report of Col. Ferd'd Van Derveer, Commanding Brigade.

[Right Side of Monument]:

erected by the State of Minnesota in commemoration of the gallant and patriotic services of her patriotic services of her Citizen Soldiers on the Battle Field of Chickamauga 1863.
"The Union: It must and shall be preserved."

[Back Side of Monument]:

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.
Killed and Mortally Wounded in Battle of Chickamauga,
Sept. 19th, & 20th, 1863.
Charles Fewster, 1st Serg't. Co. A
Geo. H. Fry, 1st Serg't. Co. F
Morman E. Case, Corporal, Co. A
C. S. Cutting, Corporal, Co. B
S. D. Calvert, Private, Co. B
A. H. Palmer, Private, Co. B
S. Taylor, Private, Co. B
F. J. Crabb, Private, Co. B
Cornelius Holland, Private, Co. F
Herman Raduentz, Private, Co. G
Charles Schuele, Private, Co. G
Jacob Seibert, Private, Co. G
O. M. Work, Private, Co. A
J. L. Kenny, Private, Co. B
J. B. Gere, Private, Co. C
J. McAuliff, Serg't. Co. C
Wm. Dudley, Serg't. Co. D
John Sherburne, Corporal, Co. D
Arnold Cochran, Corporal, Co. I
F. F. Sutorius, Private, Co. G
J. A. Cutting, Private, Co. K
J. A. Bigelow, Private, Co. K
Jacob Martig, Private, Co. C
C. Schilt, Private, Co. C
S. B. Neros, Private, Co. C
Alfonso Bogan, Private, Co. D
G. M. Gilchrist, Private, Co. D
P. Douthiel, Private, Co. G
P. Freyman, Private, Co. G
A. B. Rose, Private, Co. H
J. M. Foster, Serg't. Co. H
I. B. Pomeroy, Serg't. Co. K
D. B. Griffin, Corporal, Co. F
Alex Metzger, Corporal, Co. K
J.B. Hopewell, Private, Co. H
A. W. Bigelow, Private, Co. H
W. H. Weagunt, Private, Co. H
Wardwell Mathers, Private, Co. I
W. McCurdy, Private, Co. I
J. Schonmaker, Private, Co. I
F. Schneider, Private, Co. I
S. A. Mitchell, Private, Co. H
V. R. Barton, Private, Co. K
John Shouts, Private, Co. K
J. C. Smith, Private, Co. K

[Left Side of Monument]:

Second Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.
Colonel James George,
Lieut. Col. J. W. Bishop,
Major John B. Davis.
Third Brigade-
Col. Ferd'd. VanDerveer, Commanding,
2nd Minnesota, Col. James George.
9th Ohio, Col. G. Kammerling.
35th Ohio, Lt. Col. H. V. Boynton.
87th Indiana, Col. N. Gleason.
Battery I, 4th U. S. Art. Lt. F. G. Smith.
Third Division-
Brig. General J. M. Brannan, Com'd'g.

14th Army Corps-
Maj. General Geo. H. Thomas, Com'd'g.
Army of the Cumberland,
Maj. General W. S. Rosecrans, Com'd'g.

HM NumberHMQB4
Year Placed1893
Placed ByState of Minnesota
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:18pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658071 N 3866388
Decimal Degrees34.92766667, -85.26935000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.66', W 85° 16.161'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 39.60" N, 85° 16' 9.66" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 605 Vittetoe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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