Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
S. Beatty's Brigade
Van Cleve's Division
—Crittenden's Corps —
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General Samuel Beatty.
September 19, 1863, Forenoon
79th Indiana, - Colonel Frederick Kneffler.
9th Kentucky, - Colonel George H. Cram.
17th Kentucky, - Colonel Alexander M. Stout.
19th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Henry G. Stratton.
26th Pennsylvania Battery, - Captain Alanson J. Stevens.
This Brigade with its Division arrived on this ground from Crawfish Springs September 18th and formed on the left of Wood's Division where it remained until 1 p.m. on the 19th. At that hour it received orders to march at double quick to the support of General Palmer's Division then heavily engaged with the enemy near Brotherton's. It moved at once by the Lafayette Road and went into action on Palmer's right about 1:30 p.m.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-548.)
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was located near 34° 53.15′ N, 85° 16.087′ W. Marker was in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker was on Lafayette Road (U.S. 27) north of Lee-Gordon Mill Circle, on the left when traveling south 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. Van Cleve's Division (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Dick's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Harker's Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Twenty-First Army Corps (about 500 feet away); 4th Georgia Cavalry (about 600 feet away); 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry (about 800 feet away); Wood's Division (about 800 feet away); 36th Illinois Infantry (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 near the Van Cleve one"
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. 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. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.