J. Beatty's Brigade (USA)

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

J. Beatty's Brigade (USA), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 15:03:01
1. J. Beatty's Brigade (USA)


Beatty’s Brigade
Negley’s Division, Thomas’ Corps.
Brig. Gen. John Beatty.
Sept. 20, 1863, 8 A.M.

104th Illinois, Lieut. Col. Douglas Hapeman.
42nd Indiana, Lieut. Col. Wm. T. B. McIIntyre.
88th Indiana, Col. George Humphrey.
15th Kentucky, Col. Marion C Taylor.
Bridges Illinois Battery, Capt. Lyman bridges.

About 8 A.M. this Brigade arrived from its position in the Dyer field as the reserve for Negley’s Division and went into line on the left of Dodge’s Brigade its left extending across the Lafayette road. About 8:30 A.M. it was ordered to advance its left to the high ground near or around the McDonald House.

J. Beatty's Brigade (USA), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 15:02:34
2. J. Beatty's Brigade (USA)

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.1038  W 85° 15.5561. 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.

42nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-808) (Is only 85 feet away) ; To Union Left Sign (MT-860A) (about 282 feet away) ; 88th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-852) (about 357 feet away) ; Negley's Division (USA) (MT-512) (about 363 feet away) ; Kentucky State Monument (MT-860A) (about 370 feet away) ; Helm's Brigade Plaque (MT-1164) (about 384 feet away) ; 35th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-993) (about 397 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-524) (about 422 feet away) ; Bridge's Illinois Battery-Light Art. Monument (MT-657) (about 432 feet away) ; 9th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-956) (about 463 feet away) ; 84th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-701) (about 568 feet away) ; Liddell's Brigade (CSA) (MT-1189) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Bridges' Illinois Battery Tablet (MT-656) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 79th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-699) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 15th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker (MT-871) (approx. 0.1 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

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

Other monuments to the J. Beatty's Brigade on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-546.

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.

J. Beatty's Brigade (USA), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 15:02:46
3. J. Beatty's Brigade (USA)

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


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