Monument

Stovall’s Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



Stovall’s Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/06 13:03:50
1. Stovall’s Brigade Tablet
 
Inscription:
Stovall’s Brigade.
Breckinridge’s Division – Hill’s Corps.
Brig. Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall.
Sept. 20, 1863, 9:30 A. M. , 1st Position.

1st and 3rd Florida - Col. Wm. S. Dilworth.
4th Florida - Col. W. L. L. Bowen.
47th Georgia - Capt. Wm. S. Phillips.
60th North Carolina - Lieut. Col. James M. Ray.
Mebane’s (Tenn.) Battery - Capt. John W. Mebane.


Stovall’s Brigade, being the center of Breckinridge’s Division, advanced from a line 400 yards east of this position at 9 o’clock A.M. with Admas’ Brigade on its right, and Helm’s on its left. From this line it advanced to the Lafayette road, encountering a portion of John Beatty’s Brigade of Negley’s Division, and forcing it across the road. The Brigade then changed direction to face south, and, with Admas’ Brigade west of the road, and on its right, advanced toward the Kelly Field.





Stovall’s Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/06 13:03:44
2. Stovall’s Brigade Tablet
 


Classification
Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: Combined Arms


Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] No. 32-B [UR] C


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.3226  W 85° 15.1186. Map it

Parking is available on Reed's Bridge Road near  N 34° 56.5075   W 85° 15.0886


To reach this monument:
From the parking area on Reed’s Bridge Road, follow the path south to the marker.
Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded area



NPS/SIRIS Data
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1213.




Comments about this monument:
This tablet is red indicating this was a Confederate Unit.


 

By Byron Hooks, on 2014-12-16
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3. Stovall’s Brigade Tablet
Strahl's Brigade (CSA) Tablet can be seen to the left of the Stovall Tablet.
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on December 16, 2014. This page has been viewed 216 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on December 16, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 12/16/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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