Stanley’s Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

Stanley’s Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 10:50:13
1. Stanley’s Brigade Tablet
Stanley’s Brigade.
Negley’s Division, Thomas’ Corps.
Col. Timothy R. Stanley.
Col. W. L. Stoughton.
Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon.

19th Illinois, Lieut. Col. Alexander W. Raffen.
11th Michigan, Col. William L. Stoughton.
Lieut. Col. Melvin Mudge.
18th Ohio, Lieut. Col. Chas. H. Grosvenor.

The brigade arrived on this ground from the woods west of the north end of the Kelly field a little before noon. The 18th Ohio was placed at the Snodgrass house in support to Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery. The 11th Michigan was on the left of the front line and the 19th Illinois on the right both facing east. Col. Stanley was wounded at noon and Col. Stoughton took command. The assaults on the position by Kershaw’s brigade were continuous and persistent from one o’clock until four. At 4.30 Gracie’s brigade came to the assistance of Kershaw’s and about 5 P.M. carried the point on the Hill in front of Stanley. At 6 o’clock the 18th Ohio was brought up and formed behind the crest charged forward and with the assistance of the other regiments retook the position. This closed the fighting on that part of the line. It 7.15 the brigade followed Harker’s withdrawal by McFarland’s Gap to Rossville. Casualties in the battle: killed 20 wounded 146 captured or missing 49 total 215.

Stanley’s Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 10:50:07
2. Stanley’s Brigade Tablet

Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: None Selected

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.6451  W 85° 16.1098. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe Road near  N 34° 55.6517   W 85° 16.1244

Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Snodgrass Hill

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-634.

Comments about this monument:
This plaque is blue indicating it is for a Federal Unit.


By Byron Hooks, on 2015-02-13
3. Stanley’s Brigade Tablet


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