Fowler’s Alabama Battery Plaque

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

Fowler’s Alabama Battery Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 10:44:19
1. Fowler’s Alabama Battery Plaque
Fowler’s Alabama Battery,
4 Napoleons.
Walthall’s Brigade, Liddell’s Division.
Walker’s Corps. Sept. 20, 1863.
Capt. William H. Fowler, Commanding, Wounded.
1st Lieut. John Phelan, 2nd Lieut. N. Venable.
1st Lieut. Robert Perrin, 2nd Lieut. Wm. Dailey.

The battery followed the brigade coming into position on the ground on right of brigade and division where it was under a severe crossfire from several union batteries and was finally flanked and compelled to retire. Before the battery was ordered to leave this position one section under Lieut. Perrin engaged a union battery on the right within short range doing it considerable damage and was subsequently ascertained. In retiring one piece under Lieut. Daily went further to the right enjoyed a battery of general foresters and continued firing into the close of battle. Casualties of the battle 6 men killed 1 officer and 17 men wounded 1 man missing 27 horses killed or disabled.

Fowler’s Alabama Battery Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 10:45:05
2. Fowler’s Alabama Battery Plaque

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

This monument markers the location of a were the solder was killed or wounded.

Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.4665  W 85° 15.5973. Map it

Parking is available on Lafayette Road at  N 34° 56.4026   W 85° 15.5878

To reach this monument:
This plaque is located on the north side of the visitors center. Park in the main parking lot.

Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Farm field, near the McDonald's house.

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1244.

Comments about this monument:
This plaque is red indicating it is for a Confederate Unit.


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