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

Van Cleve's Division

Crittenden's Corps.

 

—Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve —

 
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1. Van Cleve's Division Marker
Inscription.
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve.
September 19th, 1863, 4 P.M.

1st Brigade - Brigadier General Samuel Beatty.
2nd Brigade - Colonel George F. Dick.
3rd Brigade - Colonel Sidney M. Barnes.

On the 15th the Division camped at Crawfish Springs, where, with Palmer's Division, it guarded the line of the Chickamauga until noon of the 18th, when it was sent to occupy this position. At 1 p.m. on the 19th it was dispatched to the left by the Lafayette Road and soon after went into action east of Brotherton's.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-530.)
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 53.134′ N, 85° 16.096′ W. Marker was in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker was at the intersection of Lafayette Road 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Harker's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Twenty-First Army Corps
Van Cleve's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
2. Van Cleve's Division Marker
View looking west, at the approximate site of the missing tablet, situated along the LaFayette Road.
(about 400 feet away); 4th Georgia Cavalry (about 500 feet away); 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry (about 700 feet away); Wood's Division (about 700 feet away); 36th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (about 800 feet away); Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (approx. 0.2 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 along the LaFayette Road near the intersection of the LaFayette Road and Lee-Gordon Mill Circle."
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Van Cleve's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
3. Van Cleve's Division Marker
View looking east, at the approximate site of the missing tablet, situated along the LaFayette Road. The tree line in the background is on the bank of the West Chickamauga Creek.
Van Cleve's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
4. Van Cleve's Division Marker
View looking north, at the approximate site of the missing tablet, situated along the east side of the LaFayette Road.
Van Cleve's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
5. Van Cleve's Division Marker
View looking south along the LaFayette Road, at the approximate site of the missing tablet, situated along the east side of the LaFayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on April 30, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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