Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Rowan's GA, formerly 3d Maryland Battery
Capt. W.W. Carnes’ Artillery Battalion.
—Stevenson's Div. —
Four 12 pounder Napoleons.
Capt. W.W. Carnes' Artillery Battalion.
Nov. 25th, 1863, 11 A.M.
Capt. Jno. B.Rowan, Commanding,
1st Lieut. William L. Ritter,
2d Lieut. Thomas D. Giles,
2d Lieut. James W. Doncaster.
This battery with its battalion moved from its position west of Chattanooga Creek at 2.30 A.M., and after several changes came into position on the summit of the ridge near this point about 9.30 A.M., and opened fire at intervals on the flank of the enemy assaulting Tunnel Hill with marked effect, causing him to seek shelter behind the intervening swell of the ridge, and aiding materially in his final repulse and defeat of his purpose to carry the ridge at this point.
After dark the battery withdrew with its battalion and division to Chickamauga Station. No casualties reported.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-413.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
Location. Touch for map. The historic marker is situated on a residential property, at the top of an embankment, next to two Civil War cannon, overlooking the roadway below. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baxter's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumming's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stevenson's Division (about 600 feet away); Pettus' Brigade (about 700 feet away); Van Den Corput's Georgia Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Calvert's (Arkansas) Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howell's Georgia Battery (approx. ¼ mile away); Douglas' (Texas) Battery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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