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 near  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.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

88th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-851) (about 114 feet away) ; 11th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-960) (about 144 feet away) ; Warren’s Mississippi Light Artillery plaque (MT-1334) (about 144 feet away) ; 92nd Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1021) (about 304 feet away) ; Beatty's Brigade Tablet (MT-547) (about 464 feet away) ; Walthall’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1229) (about 512 feet away) ; Van Derveer's Brigade, Route of (MT-644A) (about 523 feet away) ; Brannan’s Division Tablet (MT-497) (about 544 feet away) ; Liddell’s Division Tablet (MT-1106) (about 600 feet away) ; Adams' Brigade Tablet (MT-1122) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; W. M. Cockrum Memorial Marker (MT-810) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 42nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-807) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; To the Opening of the Battle (MT-423D) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; To Right of Confederate Infantry (MT-423E) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Liddell's Brigade (CSA) (MT-1190) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

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

Other monuments to the Fowler's Alabama Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield

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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