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

Harker's Brigade

Wood's Division

 

—Crittenden's Corps —

 
Harker's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2014
1. Harker's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Harker's Brigade.
Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Col. Charles G. Harker.

Sept. 19, 1863, morning.
3rd Kentucky - Colonel Henry C. Dunlap.
64th Ohio - Colonel Alexander McIlvain.
65th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel Horatio N. Whitbeck.
125th Ohio - Colonal Emerson Opdycke.
Ohio 6th Battery - Captain Cullen Bradley.

This Brigade was the first of the Union army to reach Lee and Gordon's Mill. It left Rossville early in the morning of September 11th, and bivouacked at the mill at night, being joined by General Wood with Buell's Brigade at 8:30 P.M. from the 12th until the 19th of September the Brigade was engaged in various movements in the vicinity of Lee and Gordon's. At 3 P.M. September 19th the two brigades, with Harker's in advance, were ordered toward the action then progressing at Viniard's.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-591.)
 
Location. 34° 53.075′ N, 85° 16.082′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Lafayette Road (Route 27), on the right when traveling
Harker's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2014
2. Harker's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, situated to the left of the "21st Army Corps." historical marker.
north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on residential property, about midway between the LaFayette Road and the Lee-Gordon Mill. Marker is 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 marker. Twenty-First Army Corps (here, next to this marker); 4th Georgia Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood's Division (about 300 feet away); 36th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (about 400 feet away); Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (about 400 feet away); 88th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Harker's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2014
3. Harker's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking north on Lee-Gordon Mill Circle, with a distant view of LaFayette Road in the background.
Harker's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2014
4. Harker's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking south on Lee-Gordon Mill Circle.
Harker's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 6, 2014
5. Harker's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, on the east side of the roadway, on residential property.
Twenty-First Army Corps and Harker's Brigade Markers The plaques as they appeared in 2009. Note they image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, August 5, 2009
6. Twenty-First Army Corps and Harker's Brigade Markers The plaques as they appeared in 2009. Note they
The plaques as they appeared in 2009. Note they have been repainted.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 11, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   6. submitted on May 21, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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