Robertson’s Brigade Plaque

Battle of Chickamauga

Robertson’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:54:02
1. Robertson’s Brigade Plaque

Robertson’s Brigade.

Hood’s Division, Longstreet’s Corps.
Brig. Gen. Jerome B. Robertson.
Sept. 20, 1863, 11:30 A. M.

3d Arkansas, Col. Van. H. Manning.
1st Texas, Capt. R. J. Hardin.
4th Texas, Capt. R. H. Bassett.
Capt. James T. Hunter.
5th Texas, Capt. J. S. Cleveland.
Capt. T. T. Clay.

This brigade forming the second line of Hood’s Division moved about 11:15 A. M. from the low ground beyond the first crest east of the Lafayette road and inclining to the right crossed the road and its right took part in the attack upon the Union line which was forced to the rear. It followed Law’s Brigade to the Dyer Field moved by the right flank and changing front advanced to the top of the hill from which it drove the enemy. After holding the hill a few moments a fire from the rear on both flanks forced it to retire. At this point McLaws’ Division replaced it on the front line and the brigade was ordered to remain in the forest east of the Dyer Fields.  

Robertson’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:53:51
2. Robertson’s Brigade Plaque

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.1694  W 85° 15.6498. Map it

Parking is available on Lafayette Road near  N 34° 55.0587  W 85° 15.2784 .

To reach this monument:
The tablet is on the west side of Lafayette Road in the north edge of the Brotherton House. Parking is available at the Brotherton House. From there walk to the marker, Lafayette Road pass through the park and most traffic is thru traffic. You can also reach this marker from Poe Road also. There is a line of 5 tablets between Poe Road and Dyer Road (Brotherton House).

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1209.

Comments about this monument:
This plaque is red indicating that it is for a Confederate unit.

Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: Infantry


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