Lumsden’s Alabama Battery

Battle of Chickamauga

Lumsden’s Alabama Battery, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:06:46
1. Lumsden’s Alabama Battery
Lumsden’s Alabama Battery
3 Napoleons, 1 10 PDR. Parrott, 1 12 PDR. Howitzers.
Robertson’s Reserve Artillery.
September 20, 1863

Capt. Charles L. Lumsden, Commanding.
1st Lieut. Harvey H. Cribbs.
2D Lieut. Ebenezer H. Hargrove.
Cadet J. P. Sykes.

The battery was engaged on the 19th with the enemy, losing one gun with a broken trail but the gun was soon after retaken. On the 20th the battery came into position on this ground near 5 P.M. and opened fire on the enemy crossing the road near the Kelly House from the east to the west, continuing to fire till his line on the right was abandoned. Casualties: men killed 1; men wounded 1: 5 horses killed, 3 wounded.

Lumsden’s Alabama Battery, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:06:40
2. Lumsden’s Alabama Battery

Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Company/Battery
Military Arm: Artillery

Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
(UR) C

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.2786  W 85° 15.7206. Map it

Parking is available on Poe Road near  N 34° 55.326   W 85° 15.738

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1247.

Comments about this monument:
This tablet is red indicating this was a Confederate unit.


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