Monument

Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/01 15:26:25
1. Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet
 

Inscription:
Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee.
General Braxton Bragg.

September 20, 1863.

Polk's Corps General Leonidas Polk.
Hill's Corps Lieutenant General Daniel H. Hill.
Longstreet's Corps Major General John B. Hood.
Buckner's Corps Major General Simon B. Buckner.
Walker's Reserve Corps Major General William H. T. Walker.
Wheeler's Cavalry Corps Major General Joseph Wheeler.
Forrest's Cavalry Corps Brigadier General Nathan B. Forrest.
Reserve Artillery Major Samuel C. Williams.

At the close of the engagement on the 19th of September, orders were given for the renewal of the battle at daylight. The army was divided into two wings. General Polk was placed in command of the right wing, and General Longstreet in command of the left wing. The orders directed the attack to begin by divisions on the extreme right at dawn, and to be taken up rapidly and successfully to the left. Owing to various delays the attack did not open in General Polk's wing until 9:30 a.m. General Stewart's division being the right of General Longstreet's wing, attacked at 11 a.m., followed at once by the division to his left. At this hour the engagement became general.




Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/01 14:55:15
2. Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet
View looking south when approaching from Brotherton Road. 


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


This monument markers the location of a headquarters.


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.5668  W 85° 14.0708. Map it

Parking is available on Brotherton Road near  N 34° 55.6222  W 85° 14.1137 .


To reach this monument:
Located in the back of a clearing. There is a sign on Brotherton Road indicating the location of the monument.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-1086) (Is only 33 feet away) ; 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker (MT-1293) (about 372 feet away) ; Wilson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1230) (about 386 feet away) ; 30th Georgia Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1314) (about 397 feet away) ; Liddell's Brigade (CSA) Tablet (MT-1187) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Walthall's Brigade (CSA) Tablet (MT-1227) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Fowler’s Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1243) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Howell's Georgia Battery Marker (MT-1261) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Howell's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1259) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Cleburne’s Division Tablet (MT-1092) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Walker’s Division Tablet (MT-1119) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Wood’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1231) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Forrest's Cavalry Corps Tablet (MT-477) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Wood’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1232) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Davidson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1142) (approx. 0.3 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-427A.



Comments about this monument:
The plaques on the Chickamauga Battlefield were installed by the War Department in 1890. This plaque is red indicating it is for a Confederate unit.


Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/01 15:26:14
3. Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet
 
Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/01 15:26:08
4. Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on July 01, 2017. This page has been viewed 97 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on July 01, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 07/01/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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