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

S. Beatty's Brigade

Van Cleve's Division

 

—Crittenden's Corps —

 
S. Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
1. S. Beatty's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Beatty's Brigade
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 is 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
S. Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
2. S. Beatty's Brigade Marker
View looking northwest, at the approximate site of the missing tablet, situated along the LaFayette Road.
. 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 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); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles 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 near the Van Cleve one"
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
S. Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
3. S. Beatty's Brigade 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.
S. Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
4. S. Beatty's Brigade Marker
View looking north, at the approximate site of the missing tablet, situated along the east side of the LaFayette Road.
S. Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
5. S. Beatty's Brigade 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 May 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 70 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.
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