Johnson’s Division, Longstreet’s Corps.
Col. David Coleman.
September 20, 1863, 2.30 P.M.
|1st Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted,|| Lieut. Col. D. H. Reynolds.|
|2nd Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted,|| Col. J. A. Williamson.|
|25th Arkansas,|| Lieut. Col. Eli Hufstedler.|
|4th and 21st Arkansas and 4th Arkansas|
|Battalion, consolidated,|| Maj. J. A. Ross.|
|39th North Carolina,|| Col. David Coleman.|
|Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery,|| Capt. J. F. Culpeper.|
About 2:30 PM the brigade came to the support of Johnson’s and Gregg’s brigade’s then formed east and north of Vittetoe’s for assaulting Snodgrass hill. The brigade ascended the ridge and formed a second line near the batteries of Dent and York on the summit. Upon the falling back of the first line composed of Johnson’s and Gregg’s brigade’s McNair’s brigade mingled with those troops and the right of Manigault’s line and continued to fight with them until dark following the enemy to the bottom of the ravine back of the crest on which they had fought.
This monument is Not
visible from the road. It is located at
N 34° 55.4791 W 85° 16.5113.
Parking is available on Parking is available on Snodgrass Field Road off of Vittetoe Road
N 34° 55.670 W 85° 16.1458
To reach this monument:
From the parking area on Snodgrass Hill, head west pass the monuments on the hilltop. A trail will continue to the west near the 87th Indiana and the 2nd Minnesota monuments. Follow this path until you reach a clearing. A path will lead to the west (straight) near the 78th Illinois and the 121st Ohio monuments. Follow this path to the monument for the 121st Ohio. Turn left (south) and follow the path to the plaque for Manigault's Brigade (CSA). Pass the plaque for Manigault's Brigade (CSA) until you reach another path on you left. This path will lead to the plaque for Johnson's Brigade (CSA). This plaque can also be reached from Vittatoe Road.
Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
This plaque is red indicating it is a Confederate Unit.
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