Huggins' Tennessee Battery

Huggins' Tennessee Battery (tmp-4b86a)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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N 34° 56.507', W 85° 15.093'

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Dibrell's Brigade

—Armstrong's Division —

Huggins' Tennessee Battery.
2 6 Pounders, 2 12 Pounder Howitzers.
Dibrell's Brigade, Armstrong's Division, Forrest's Corps.
September 20, 1863.
Captain A. L. Huggins, Commanding.
1st Lieutenant Edwin H. Douglas.
2d Lieutenant Nat. Baxter.
2d Lieutenant D. G. Grudup.

The Battery occupied a position near and north of the Reed's Bridge road and west of this glade, on the right of Breckinridge's Division, and was actively engaged soon after noon in shelling the advance of General Granger's Corps, going to the support of General Thomas. McCook's Brigade of this force was detained to face the Confederates while the other two after some delay proceeded rapidly to join Thomas on Snodgrass Hill. Some time after Granger's column had passed, the Battery moved to the front, but before it could come into action it was compelled to retire to its original position by the approach of the enemy who was withdrawing from the Kelly field line toward McFarland's Gap. The enemy having cleared the Chattanooga Road in the vicinity of McDonald's continued his withdrawal, under fire of a line of 14 guns from near this position, the fire being maintained until about sunset when the battle on this flank terminated. Casualties not given.
HM Numbertmp-4b86a
Placed By 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 9:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659670 N 3867982
Decimal Degrees34.94178333, -85.25155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.507', W 85° 15.093'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 30.42" N, 85° 15' 5.58" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Reeds Bridge Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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