(97) DeGress’ Battery

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Position of Battery H, 1st Illinois Light Artillery, commanded by Capt. Francis DeGress – July 22d, 1864. This battery was captured by the confederate forces of Manigault’s brigade, Hindman’s Div., Cheatham’s Corps – late re-taken by infantry of the 15th and 16th Corps.

(DeGress Ave. – west side of street – at the top of the grade where street turns to right)

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De Gress’ Battery – Position of Batter H, 1st Illinois Light Artillery commanded by Captain Francis De Gress – July 22, 1864.

(DeGress Ave. N.E., just north of DeKalb Ave.) (F-6)

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