Near Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
J. Beatty's Brigade
— Thomas' Corps. —
Negley's Division, - Thomas' Corps.
Brigader General John Beatty
September 19, 1863, 2 A.M., 1st Position.
104th Illinois, - Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Hapeman.
42nd Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel William T.B. McIntire.
88th Indiana, - Colonel George Humphrey.
15th Kentucky, - Colonel Marion C. Taylor.
Bridges' (Ill.) Battery, - Captain Lyman Bridges.
Beatty's Brigade relieved Grose's Brigade of Palmer's Division on this ground about 2 o'clock in the morning of September 19th. At daylight the skirmishers of Helm's Brigade of Breckinridge's Division advanced from Glass' Mill and engaged the skirmishers of Beatty's Brigade about the cabin midway between the lines. Soon after five pieces of Cobb's, and next four pieces of Slocomb's Battery of that Brigade, supported by its infantry, took position on the west side of the river near the mill. The Batteries opened fire and were responded to by Bridge's Battery on this line, soon reenforced by three pieces from Battery M, 1st Ohio, of Stanley's Brigade of Negley's Division. The fighting was confined to the
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-544.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 51.252′ N, 85° 17.166′ W. Marker was near Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker was on Glass Mill Road west of Lofton Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Glass's Mill Battle Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Glass's Mill Battle Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); Chickamauga Prince Hall Lodge No. 221 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cavalry Corps. (approx. 1.1 miles away); 11th Michigan InfantryCrawfish Spring (approx. 1.2 miles away); North and South Reunited (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sickness at Camp Thomas (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
More about this marker. According to James Ogden, the historian for the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, this particular tablet,"...used to stand on Glass Mill Road near the Negley's Division tablet..."
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.