Monument

Deshler's Brigade Plaque

Sept. 19, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



Deshler's Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
1. Deshler's Brigade Plaque
 

Inscription:
No. 38-D C
Deshler's Brigade.
Cleburne's Division - Hill's Corps.
Brig. Gen. James Deshler.
Sept. 19, 1863. 6:00 p.m., 1stPosition

19th Arkansas -
24th Arkansas - Lieut. Col. A.S. Hutchinson
6th Texas Infantry -
10th Texas Infantry -
15th Texas Cavalry - Col. Roger Q. Mills.
17th Texas Cavalry -
18th Texas Cavalry -
24th Texas Cavalry -
25th Texas Cavalry - Col. F.C. Wilkes.
Douglas' Texas Battery - Captain James P. Douglas.

Deshler's Brigade formed on this ground as the left of Cleburne’s division soon after sunset, Sept. 19, with Woods Brigade on its right. It moved forward in the direction of the Winfrey house. At dusk, supported by Preston Smith’s Brigade of Cheatham’s Division, it attacked the front of Johnson’s Division and became involved in a desperate night fight.




Deshler's Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:28:02
2. Deshler's Brigade Plaque
 


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



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 38-D


Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.0385  W 85° 14.0088. Map it

Parking is available on Jays Mill Road .



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Wood’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1231) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Jackson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1169) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Walker’s Division Tablet (MT-1119) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Cleburne’s Division Tablet (MT-1092) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Liddell's Brigade (CSA) Tablet (MT-1188) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Fowler’s Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1243) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Stanford's Mississippi Battery Tablet (MT-1332) (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; Walthall's Brigade (CSA) Tablet (MT-1227) (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; Site of Winfrey House Sign (MT-423F) (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Wilson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1230) (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Tablet (MT-427A) (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Wood’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1232) (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-1086) (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; 79th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-698) (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Joe L. Campbell Memorial (MT-464) (approx. 0.6 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the Deshler's Brigade on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1146.



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.


Deshler's Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:27:43
3. Deshler's Brigade Plaque
 
Deshler's Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 11:27:49
4. Deshler's Brigade Plaque
 


Credits:

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