Ireland's Brigade

Ireland's Brigade (tmp-c44db)

Location: Rossville, GA 30741 Walker County
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N 34° 58.995', W 85° 17.167'

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Geary's Division

—Slocum's Corps —

Ireland's Brigade
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps.
Colonel David Ireland
November 25, 1863, 4 P.M.
60th New York - Colonel Abel Godard
78th New York - Lieutenant Colonel Herbert von Hammerstein
102nd New York - Colonel James C. Lane
137th New York - Captain Milo B. Eldridge
149th New York - Lieutenant Colonel Charles B. Randall

This Brigade, with the exception of the 78th New York, which was left to guard the gap west of Lookout Creek, descended Lookout Mountain shortly before noon November 25th being the rear of General Hooker's column. After crossing Chattanooga Creek it was halted to await the crossing of the artillery of Geary's and Osterhaus' Division. These batteries under command of Major John A. Reynolds, Chief of Artillery, 12th Corps, were Knap's Pennsylvania, Battery E, Lieutenant James D. McGill: 5th U.S. Battery K, Captain Edmund C. Bainbridge of Geary's Division: 1st Iowa, Lieutenant James M. Williams, 4th Ohio Captain George Froelich: and 2d Missouri Battery F, Captain Clemens Landgraeber.

The Brigade moved to Rossville Gap in rear of the artillery and followed it along the western base of the ridge, Landgraeber's Battery maintaining a shell fire upon the crest. The infantry of the brigade did not become engaged, and bivouacked
for the night at the western foot of the ridge.
HM Numbertmp-c44db
Year Placed1890
Placed Bythe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 9:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees34.98325000, -85.28611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 58.995', W 85° 17.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 58' 59.7" N, 85° 17' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301 GA-1, Rossville GA 30741, US
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