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Near Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hazen's Brigade

Palmer's Division

 

—Crittenden's Corps —

 
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Hazen's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Hazen's Brigade
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General William B. Hazen.
September 19, 1863, Morning.
9th Indiana - Colonel Isaac C.B. Suman.
6th Kentucky - Colonel George T. Shackleford.
41st Ohio - Colonel Aquila Wiley.
124th Ohio - Colonel Oliver H. Payne.
Battery F, 1st Ohio, - Lieutenant Giles J. Cockerill.

This brigade arrived at Lee and Gordon's Mill from the vicinity of Glass' Mill at 1 o'clock a.m. Sept. 19th. At 11 o'clock the division, Hazen's Brigade leading, was ordered to the left on the Lafayette Road to report to Gen. Thomas at the center, where the engagement had been progressing for several hours. The command reached the Poe Field at noon, and immediately moved southeastwardly in echelon into action, Hazen's Brigade being on the left 80 paces advanced.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-596.)
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 53.542′ N, 85° 15.89′ W. Marker was near Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker could be reached from Lafayette Road north of U.S. 27, on the left when traveling south
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2017
2. Hazen's Brigade Marker
View looking east, across the LaFayette Road, at the approximate site of the missing tablet.
. Touch for map. The original site of this tablet is about midway between the southern boundary of the National Military Park and the intersection with U.S. 27. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1220 Lafayette Road, Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. 4th Michigan Cavalry (approx. ¼ mile away); 99th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); 3rd Wisconsin Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away); 3rd Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); 51st Ohio Infantry (approx. half a mile away); Barnes' Brigade (approx. half a mile away); 35th Indiana Infantry (approx. half a mile away); Harker's Brigade (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. According to James Ogden, the historian for the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, this particular tablet is, "the now long missing tablet for Hazen's Brigade" and adds that it, "used to be along the LaFayette Road about 1/4 mile south of the south boundary of the Chickamauga Battlefield unit of the NMP."
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2017
3. Hazen's Brigade Marker
View of the approximate site of the tablet, looking north (towards the National Military Park) along the LaFayette Road.
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2017
4. Hazen's Brigade Marker
View of the approximate site of the tablet, looking south (towards the site of the Lee-Gordon Mill) along the LaFayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 101 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 27, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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