Adams' Brigade.

Adams' Brigade. (HMUMM)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County
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N 35° 1.055', W 85° 15.927'

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Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.

— Col. Randall Lee Gibson. —

Adams' Brigade.
Stewart's Division - Breckinridge's Corps.
Col. Randall Lee Gibson.
Nov. 25, 1863.
13th and 20th Louisiana - Col. Leon von Zinken.
16th and 25th Louisiana - Col. Daniel Gober.
19th Louisiana - Col. Wesley P. Winans.
4th Louisiana Battalion - Lieut. Col. John McEnery.
14th La. Batln. Sharpshooters - Maj. John E. Austin.

This brigade on Nov. 24th occupied the left of Stewart's Division in the works extending across the plain from the foot of Missionary Ridge to Chattanooga Creek. It's right rested on the Rossville Road at the Watkins' House and reached Chattanooga Creek. Upon the general withdrawal of the line from the plain to the crest of Missionary Ridge during the night of Nov. 24th, this brigade was posted first north of Bragg's Headquarters to the left of Patton Anderson's Division, but was subsequently moved to the left of Bragg's Headquarters, and became the right of Stewart's Division. In order to cover the space assigned, the brigade was formed in one rank, the line much attenuated. In the general assault the afternoon of the 25th its front was attacked by Harker's and Sherman's Brigades of Sheridan's Division, and its rear by Ostermaus' Division. It retreated towards Mission Mills.
Casualties: Killed 28; Wounded 96; Missing 233.
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658255 N 3876367
Decimal Degrees35.01758333, -85.26545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 1.055', W 85° 15.927'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 1' 3.30" N, 85° 15' 55.62" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 199 S Crest Rd, Chattanooga TN 37404, US
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