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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Buschbeck's Brigade

Steinwehr's Division.

 

Howard's Corps.

 
Buschbeck's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Buschbeck's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Buschbeck's Brigade
Steinwehr's Division - Howard's Corps.
Col. Adolphus Buschbeck

Nov. 25, 1863
33d New Jersey - Col. G. W. Mindil.
134th New York - Lieut. Col. A. H. Jackson.
154th New York - Col. Patrick H. Jones.
27th Pennsylvania - Maj. Peter A. McAldon.(Mortally Wounded)
27th Pennsylvania - Capt. August Riedt.
73d Pennsylvania - Lieut. Col. Joseph B. Taft.
73d Pennsylvania - Capt. Daniel F. Kelley.
73d Pennsylvania - Lieut. Samuel D. Miller.
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The morning of the 24th the 33d New Jersey, 27th and 73d Pennsylvania joined Gen. Sherman near the mouth of Chickamauga Creek. The two New York regiments marched with the 11th Corps, on the 25th, to Boyce's Station on the Chickamauga. The three regiments reporting to Sherman supported the right of Ewing's Division and were sharply engaged from 10 o'clock until 3:30 P.M. of the 25th in the vicinity of the Glass house, and the slopes near it. The 27th Pennsylvania with one company of the 73d charged the summit of Tunnel Hill, the rest of the 73d holding the position to which it had charged at the Glass house, in which charge Lieut. Col. J. B. Taft of the 143d New York temporarily in command of the 73d Pennsylvania was killed.
Casualties:
Buschbeck's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Buschbeck's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker situated just to the right of the Loomis Brigade marker in the Pennsylvania Reservation.
Killed 26; wounded 114; captured or missing 107.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-103.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Seventy-Third Pennsylvania Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 4.021′ N, 85° 14.604′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Glass Street (Tennessee Route 17) and Campbell Street, on the right when traveling east on Glass Street. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the Pennsylvania Reservation and is part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Park. It is located west of the Sherman Reservation, near the western entrance to the railroad tunnel that was the focus of much of the early fighting on November 23rd. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loomis' Brigade (here, next to this marker); 73rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (here, next to this marker); 90th Illinois Infantry (here, next to this marker);
Buschbeck's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Buschbeck's Brigade Marker
View looking south along Campbell Street of the historical marker situated in the Pennsylvania Reservation.
Pennsylvania Reservation (here, next to this marker); 26th Illinois Infantry (here, next to this marker); Brown 's Brigade. (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cleburne's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 10th U.S. Missouri Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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