Monument

Walker's Reserve Corps. Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



Walker's  Reserve Corps. Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/06 13:16:52
1. Walker's Reserve Corps. Tablet
 

Inscription:
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.




Walker's  Reserve Corps. Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/06 13:16:45
2. Walker's Reserve Corps. Tablet
 


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




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.0856  W 85° 15.1428. 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. 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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Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded


Other monuments to the Walker's Corps on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-479.



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



Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on December 18, 2014. This page has been viewed 355 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. Photos: 1, 2 were submitted on 12/18/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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