Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Van Cleve's Division
— Crittenden's Corps —
Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel George F. Dick.
Sept. 19, 1863, Morning
44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich.
86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick.
13th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Elhannon M. Mast.
59th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Granville A. Frambes.
7th Indiana Battery, - Captain George R. Swallow.
During the night of September 18th the 86th Indiana and the 13th Ohio occupied this portion in support of General Wood's troops, while the 44th Indiana and the 59th Ohio were sent forward to the vicinity of the Hall House southeast of Viniard's, to support General Wilder, who had retired from Alexander's and Reed's Brigades in the face of Hood's advance, to the high ground east of the Viniard field. At 4 a.m. of the 19th the 44th Indiana and 59th Ohio were withdrawn to the west side of the Lafayette Road and faced north in the woods at the south edge of the Viniard field. At this point they were joined at 1 p.m. by the 13th Ohio and 86th Indiana and the Brigade proceeded rapidly by the Lafayette Road to the Brotherton
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-578.)
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° 53.121′ N, 85° 16.108′ W. Marker was in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker was at the intersection of Lafayette Road (U.S. 27) and Lee-Gordon Mill Circle, on the left when traveling south on Lafayette Road. 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 walking distance of this location. Harker's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Twenty-First Army Corps (about 300 feet away); 4th Georgia Cavalry (about 400 feet away); 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry (about 600 feet away); Wood's Division (about 600 feet away); 36th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (about 700 feet away); Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (about 700 feet 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 be near the Van Cleve and Sam Beatty ones."
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.