Monument

Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:01:04
1. Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque
 

Inscription:
Eufaula Alabama Artillery.
4 3" Rifles.
Bate's Brigade, Stewart's Division, Buckner's Corps.
September 20, 1863.


The Battery engaged a battery of the enemy near Alexander's Bridge at 3 P.M. of the 18th, firing nine rounds. At 9 A.M. of the 19th it moved to the front near Hall's Tower, firing 2 rounds. When the Brigade charged about 3:30 P.M. of the 19th, the Battery by order of general Stewart remained in its position. At dark the Battery was ordered to Alexander's Bridge with 4 pieces of artillery and 1 caisson reported captured by the Brigade, and encamped there for the night. Took position in line with the Brigade at 8 A.M. of the 20th. At 5:30 P.M. moved with the Brigade to this position and opened a rapid and destructive fire upon the enemy, who was then retiring from the field. Casualties: 1 man killed; 13 men wounded; 8 horses killed and 7 wounded.

Captain McDonald Oliver, Commanding.
2d Lieutenant William H. Woods.
2d Lieutenant Francis M. Caldwell.



Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:00:10
2. Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque
 


Classification
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° 55.527  W 85° 15.457. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road .



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-523) (Is only 74 feet away) ; 21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument (MT-767) (about 107 feet away) ; 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery Plaque (MT-766) (about 108 feet away) ; 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-994) (about 109 feet away) ; Turchin's Brigade Plaque (MT-642) (about 201 feet away) ; 18th Kentucky (USA) Marker (MT-873) (about 201 feet away) ; 92nd Ohio Infantry Monument (MT-1019) (about 227 feet away) ; 75th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-834) (about 357 feet away) ; Alabama State Monument (MT-1239) (about 400 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-522) (about 445 feet away) ; 101st Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-855) (about 460 feet away) ; 11th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-959) (about 474 feet away) ; 36th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-800) (about 524 feet away) ; 6th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-953) (about 529 feet away) ; 41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1001) (about 529 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1242.



Comments about this monument:
This plaque is red indicating it is for a Confederate unit. This plaque were installed by the War Department in 1890.


Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:00:59
3. Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque
 
Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:05:28
4. Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque
 
Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on August 9, 2016
5. Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 28, 2017. This page has been viewed 12 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 28, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on May 28, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 were submitted on 05/28/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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