Negley's Division (USA)

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

Negley's Division (USA), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 14:51:38
1. Negley's Division (USA)


Negley’s Division, Thomas’s Corps.
Maj. Gen. James S Negley.
Sept. 20, 1863, 10 A.M.

1st Brigade , Brig. Gen. John Beatty.
2nd Brigade, Col. Timothy R. Stanley.
3rd Brigade, Col. William Sirwell.

On moving from the Dyer field Beatty’s Brigade formed line at right angles to this road facing North. His left was soon advanced to the high ground near the McDonald House and immediately became engaged. General Negley hastened with Stanley’s brigade to the support of Beatty then being forced back and at once became engaged on the right of Beatty in the woods west of the Kelly field both brigades facing North. Sirwell’s brigade upon being relieved near Brotherton’s at 10 A.M. was ordered to support the left of Beatty but before joining him was ordered to Snodgrass Ridge.

Negley's Division (USA), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 14:51:25
2. Negley's Division (USA)

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.1177  W 85° 15.6269. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe Rd. near  N 34° 56.1604  W 85° 15.5831 .

To reach this monument:
The marker is on Layayette near the intersection of the Layayette and Vittetoe Roads. Layayette Road is heavily traveled. It is much safer to park on the side of Vittetoe Rd. and walk back to the tablet.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

88th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-852) (Is only 56 feet away) ; J. Beatty's Brigade Tablet (MT-546) (about 363 feet away) ; To Union Left Sign (MT-860A) (about 400 feet away) ; Bridge's Illinois Battery-Light Art. Monument (MT-657) (about 421 feet away) ; Helm's Brigade Plaque (MT-1164) (about 422 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-524) (about 423 feet away) ; 42nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-808) (about 447 feet away) ; Kentucky State Monument (MT-860A) (about 449 feet away) ; Bridges' Illinois Battery Tablet (MT-656) (about 451 feet away) ; 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-993) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Liddell's Brigade (CSA) (MT-1189) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 9th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-956) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Slocomb’s Louisiana Battery Plaque (MT-1329) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Stovall’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1215) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 84th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-701) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Road side

Other monuments to the Negley's Division on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-512.

Comments about this monument:
This plaque is blue indicating it is a Federal (USA) unit. Plaques are listed in the NPS List of Classified Structures as a batch input, Structure Number HS-Batch-3.

Negley's Division (USA), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 14:51:31
3. Negley's Division (USA)

Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Division
Military Arm: None Selected


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