Huwald’s Tennessee Battery Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield, GA
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N 34° 55.751 W 085° 13.800
16S E 661663 N 3866620
Quick Description: The Huwald’s Tennessee Battery is located on Jay's Mill Road. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 19, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2014 4:08:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMMVZH
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Long Description:
This plaque is dedicated to Huwald’s Tennessee Battery of Forrest’s Cavalry Corps in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 19, 1863.

Text on the plaque reads:
Huwald’s Tennessee Battery.
2 Mountain Howitzers, 2 2 ¼ in. Rifles.
Davidson’s Brigade, Pegram’s Division, Forrest’s Corps.
September 19, 1863.

Capt. Gustave A. Huwald Commanding.
1st Lieut. D. Breck Ramsey.
2d Lieut. William D. Martin.

One section came into position on this ground about 7 A.M. and opened fire on the rear of Gen. Dan. McCook’s brigade, then retiring under orders toward Rossville. Soon after this the battery was engaged against the advance of Croxton’s Brigade till the infantry advanced on the left and drove the enemy back. Casualties not given.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1363.

My Sources
1. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
2. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Confederate Order of Battle
3. CWBFM - Huwald’s Tennessee Battery Plaque

Trailhead Graphics, Inc. has produced a map of the Chickamauga Battlefield showing the locations of all of the monuments and the markers on the battlefield. Each location on the map has a number associated with it that cross-references to an index on the back of the map that has the name of the marker (called the Chick-Chatt NMP monument numbering system). This number corresponds to the structure Number listed on the NPS List of Classified Structures that is normally prefixed with the letters MT for the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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