Near Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Hill's Corps —
Breckinridge's Division, Hill's Corps.
Brigadier General Benjamin Hardin Helm.
Colonel Joseph H. Lewis.
September 19, 1863, 9 a.m.
41st Alabama, - Colonel Martin L. Stansel.
2nd Kentucky, - Lieutenant Colonel James W. Hewitt.
4th Kentucky, - Colonel Joesph P. Nuckols.
6th Kentucky, - Colonel Joseph H. Lewis.
9th Kentucky, - Colonel John W. Caldwell.
Cobb's (Kentucky) Battery, - Captain Robert Cobb
On the afternoon of the 18th of Sept. the 2nd Kentucky crossed the Chickamauga at Glass' Mill and was deployed as skirmishers. Early in the morning of the 19th the remaining infantry of the brigade with two pieces of Cobb's Battery crossed the river accompanied by four pieces of Slocomb's (Louisiana) Battery of Adam's Brigade. Slocomb's Rifled section was posted on a bluff on the east side of the stream above the mill. The enemy's line -- John Beatty's Brigade of Negley's Division -- was formed across the road on the high ground at the opposite side of the open fields from the mill, with skirmishers thrown forward to the cabin in front
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1162.)
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° 51.227′ N, 85° 16.457′ W. Marker was near Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker was on Glass Mill Road west of Old Bethel Road, on the left 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 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Glass's Mill Battle Site (a few steps from this marker); Henderson Plantation (approx. 1.1 miles away); Crittenden Avenue (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hood AvenueBoynton Avenue (approx. 1˝ miles away); Clarissa Hunt Plantation (approx. 1˝ miles away); Longstreet Avenue (approx. 1˝ 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 is the, "long missing Helm's Brigade tablet that used to stand along Glass Mill Road near the creek on the west side."
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 78 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. 5, 6. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.