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Buschbeck's Brigade

Steinwer's Division

 

—Howard's Corps. —

 
Buschbeck's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. Buschbeck's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Buschbeck's Brigade
Steinwer'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.
73d Pennsylvania - Lieut. Col. Joseph B. Taft.
73d Pennsylvania - Capt. Daniel F. Kelley.
73d Pennsylvania - Lieut. Samuel D. Miller.
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The two New York regiments marched with the 11th Corps to Boyce's Station and were not actively engaged. The 33rd New Jersey supported Loomis' Brigade. The 27th Pennsylvania and one company of the 73rd, after assisting in taking the Glass House, near the foot of the ridge, about 1 P.M. charged to the summit of Tunnel Hill, and by a close and well directed fire silenced the enemy's artillery in their front. They were soon joined by Matthies Brigade, which formed on the right and left, and after being under fire two hours, were flanked on the right and fell back to the position occupied the night before. The loss of the 27th Pennsylvania was 12 killed, 64 wounded, 13 missing.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield
Buschbeck's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. Buschbeck's Brigade Marker
View of the historic marker on the western slope of "Tunnel Hill."
Commission. (Marker Number MT-104.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Sherman Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 4.146′ N, 85° 14.461′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Lightfoot Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historic marker is located on the western boundary of the Sherman Reservation, along the extreme northern end of North Crest Road, which is the part of that roadway that has been closed to vehicle traffic by the National Park Service, on the eastern side of that roadway. 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. Matthies' Brigade ( here, next to this marker); 26th U.S. Missouri Infantry ( here, next to this marker); 10th U.S. Missouri Infantry ( within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Division ( within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Illinois Infantry ( within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert's Arkansas Battery
Buschbeck's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. Buschbeck's Brigade Marker
View looking south, along the North Crest Road extension, of the historic marker (1st marker) situated on the east (left) side of the roadway.
( within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Casualties ( within shouting distance of this marker); Union Casualties ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. Because of its location in the Sherman Reservation it cannot be reached by car and can only be reached by foot. I would suggest parking your car in the provided parking area on Lightfoot Mill Road and then walking north on North Crest Road. You will reach a spot on this road where there is a locked gate barring further vehicle traffic on the road, but not foot traffic. Continue to walk north on the North Crest Road extension and after a short walk (maybe a tenth of a mile) you will notice this historic marker on your right.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Buschbeck's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. Buschbeck's Brigade Marker
View looking north, along the North Crest Road extension, of the historic marker (2nd marker) situated on the east (right) side of the roadway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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