Historic Markers Across Tennessee

18th Indiana Battery

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Location: on Confederate Cemetery Road 0.1 miles west of Grossburg Road (Tennessee Highway 64), Beechgrove, TN
County: Coffee
Coordinates: N 35° 37.576    W 086° 14.5
  35.62626666    -86.24166666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4H33


Hoover's Gap, TN, June 24, 1863. The 18th Indiana Battery, commanded by Capt. Eli Lilly, dislodged one Confederate artillery piece and forced the Confederate batteries to change position. The battery, along with Wilder's Brigade, did considerable damage t