Walker's Reserve Corps.
Maj. Gen. Wm. H. T. Walker.
Sept. 20, 1863
|Walker’s Division, ||Brig. Gen. States Rights Gist. |
|Liddell’s Division, ||Brig. Gen. St. John R. Liddell.|
After the repulse of Breckinridge’s division about 11 A.M. the division of Walker and Liddell were brought forward and at noon Walker’s division attacked the Union lines northeast of the Kelly field and was repulsed. Walthall’s brigade of Liddell’s division on the left of Walker also made an attack and was forced to retire. Liddell ‘s brigade of the same division was driven back after reaching a point near the Lafayette road. At 5 P.M. Liddell division supported by Walker’s advanced across the Lafayette road at McDonnell’s. From this position Liddell’ division was at first forced back by enfilading battery fires and by a charge of Turchin’s Union brigade along its front but subsequently reoccupied the position at dusk and the whole corps bivouacked on this portion of the field.
This monument is Not
visible from the road. It is located at
N 34° 56.0856 W 85° 15.1428.
Parking is available on Reed's Bridge Road
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. Pass the table for Strahl's Brigade (CSA). The path will fork, continue straight (south) along the same path. This path will dead end in to a path running east – west. Alexander’s Bridge and Battleline Roads will be to the west.
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This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
This tablet is red indicating this was a Confederate Unit.
This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on December 18, 2014. This page has been viewed 420 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 2 time(s) since then.
The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 31, 2015.
BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on December 18, 2014.
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