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Rossville in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Woods’ Brigade

Osterhaus’ Division - Blair's Corps.

 

—Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Woods' Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Woods' Brigade.
Osterhaus' Division - Blair's Corps.
Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods.
Nov. 25th, 1863.

13th Illinois - Lieut. Col. Frederick W. Partridge.
3d Missouri - Lieut. Col. Theodore Meumann.
12th Missouri - Col. Hugo Wangelin.
17th Missouri - Col. John F. Cramer.
27th Missouri - Col. Thomas Curly.
29th Missouri - Col. James Peckham. & Maj. Philip H. Murphy.
31st Missouri - Lieut. Col. Samuel P. Simpson.
32d Missouri - Lieut. Col. Henry C. Warmoth.
76th Ohio - Maj. Willard Warner.

The Brigade led the advance of Hooker's column from Lookout, reaching Rossville at 3 o'clock. It pushed through the Gap, the 27th Missouri in advance encountering a battery supported by two regiments of Clayton's Brigade, Stewart's Division. Gen. Woods, surmounting the ridge to the right with the rest of the Brigade, reached the flank of the enemy, captured large part of Clayton's Brigade and one gun. The Brigade then moved north along the eastern base of the Ridge, charging to the summit south of Bragg's Headquarters.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Iowa Reservation
Woods' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Woods' Brigade Marker
View of historical marker situated along West Crest Road.
marker series.
 
Location. 34° 59.039′ N, 85° 16.762′ W. Marker is in Rossville, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on West Crest Road north of Chickamauga Avenue (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located just north of the Iowa Monument and just a few steps north of the marker "post" for the 27th Missouri. Marker is in this post office area: Rossville GA 30741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 27th U.S. Missouri Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Rossville Gap (within shouting distance of this marker); Iowa State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Osterhaus' Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Cruft's Division (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 24th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Cruft's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rossville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Regimental markers, tablets, and/or monuments for this Brigade.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Woods' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Woods' Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated just north of the "27th Missouri Infantry" marker and the "Chickamauga Campaign, Heritage Trail" sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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