Stovall’s Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863, 10:30 A. M.

Battle of Chickamauga

Stovall’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:13:13
1. Stovall’s Brigade Plaque
The Kentucky Monument is visible in the background. 

Stovall’s Brigade.
Breckinridge’s Division, Hall’s Corps.
Brig. Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall.
Sept. 20, 1863, 10:30 A. M.
1st, and 3rd, Florida, Col. Wm. S. Dilworth.
4th Florida, Col. W. L. L. Bowen.
47th, Georgia, Capt. Wm. S. Phillips.
60th, North Carolina, Lieut. Col. James M. Ray.
Mebane’s Tenn. Battery, Capt. John W. Mebane.

This brigade being the center of Breckinridge’s Division, advanced from a line about 700 yards northeast of the Kelly field at 9:30 A.M. and reached this position about 10 o’clock, encountering and driving in two lines of skirmishers. Here it changed direction to face south, and with its right on the Lafayette road, and Adams’ brigade in line with it west of the road, advanced into the Kelly field, passing the left flank of the union line and gaining its rear.

Stovall’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:13:33
2. Stovall’s Brigade Plaque

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.2422  W 85° 15.549. Map it

Parking is available on Lafayette Road near  N 34° 56.268  W 85° 15.5295 .
There is also a gravel lot on the west side of Lafayette Road.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Florida State Monument (MT-1253) (about 238 feet away) ; 104th Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-720) (about 282 feet away) ; Liddell's Brigade (CSA) (MT-1190) (about 308 feet away) ; Slocomb’s Louisiana Battery Plaque (MT-1329) (about 310 feet away) ; Bridge's Illinois Battery-Light Art. Monument (MT-657) (about 442 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-524) (about 445 feet away) ; Bridges' Illinois Battery Tablet (MT-656) (about 448 feet away) ; Helm's Brigade Plaque (MT-1164) (about 470 feet away) ; Kentucky State Monument (MT-860A) (about 474 feet away) ; To Union Left Sign (MT-860A) (about 561 feet away) ; Withdrawal of the Union Left Tablet (MT-425) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Adams' Brigade Tablet (MT-1122) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; J. Beatty's Brigade Tablet (MT-546) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Negley's Division (USA) (MT-512) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 42nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-808) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Open field

Other monuments to the Stovall's Brigade on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1215.

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. Plaques are listed in the NPS List of Classified Structures as a batch input, Structure Number HS-Batch-3.

Stovall’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:13:29
3. Stovall’s Brigade Plaque

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


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