Mc Nair’s Brigade Plaque

Battle of Chickamauga

Mc Nair’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:51:16
1. Mc Nair’s Brigade Plaque

Mc Nair’s Brigade
Johnson’s Division, Longstreet’s Corps.
Brig. Gen. Evander Mc Nair.
Col. David Coleman.
September 20, 1863, 11:20 A. M.

1st Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. Col. Robert W. Harper.
Lieut. Col. D. H. Reynolds.
2d Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. Col. J. A. Williamson.
15th Arkansas, Lieut. Col. Eli Hufstedler.
4th and 31st 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.

This brigade the right of the division advanced at 11:10 A. M. from the first crest east of the Lafayette Road. It reached this position under a heavy flank fire of artillery and infantry. The Union troops immediately in front while withdrawing to their left leaving a gap were struck in flank and rear and driven in disorder. Upon reaching the Dyer Field the Brigade charged a crossed it upon batteries posted on the crest north and west of the Dyer house.  

Mc Nair’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:51:03
2. Mc Nair’s Brigade Plaque

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.1298  W 85° 15.6462. Map it

Parking is available on Lafayette Road near  N 34° 55.0587  W 85° 15.619 .

To reach this monument:
The tablet is on the west side of Lafayette Road in the north edge of the Brotherton House. Parking is available at the Brotherton House. From there walk to the marker, Lafayette Road pass through the park and most traffic is thru traffic.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Bate's Brigade Tablet (MT-1129) (about 154 feet away) ; Robertson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1209) (about 241 feet away) ; Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Tablet (MT-1345A) (about 304 feet away) ; Left Wing - Army of Tennessee Tablet (MT-429) (about 311 feet away) ; Buckner's Corps Tablet (MT-441) (about 367 feet away) ; Buckner's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-445) (about 378 feet away) ; Brotherton House (MT-423H) (about 389 feet away) ; War Comes to the Brothertons (about 390 feet away) ; Confederate Breakthrough (about 396 feet away) ; Gracie’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1155) (about 452 feet away) ; 6th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Plaque (MT-935) (about 477 feet away) ; Bledsoe's Missouri Battery Monument (MT-1336) (about 495 feet away) ; Law’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1186) (about 511 feet away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1173) (about 528 feet away) ; 82nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-841) (about 528 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1194.

Condition of the monument:
The condition of the monument was first reported on 3/2/2011.

The plaque has been broken and repaired and is in good condition.
One or more plaques are missing.

Comments about this monument:
This plaque is red indicating it is for a Confederate Unit.

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


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