Monument

Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon

Battle of Chickamauga



Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:09:23
1. Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. Tablet
 

Inscription:
Wood's Division, - Crittenden's Corps.
Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood
Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon.
1st Brigade, Col. George P. Buell.
3rd Brigade, Col. Charles G. Harker.

After the penetration of the Union line west of Brotherton's soon after 11 A.M. by Longstreet's central column of attack, Harker's brigade which had passed north of the point pierced, moved promptly into the Dyer field facing south, attacked the head of Longstreet's column with great vigor, which gave Brannan time to rally his command on Snodgrass Hill where Harker soon joined him, occupying this position on the left of Brannan, and held this line until night. Colonel Buell rallied the 58th Indiana of his brigade on Snodgrass Hill, where General Wood in person established his headquarters and co-operated with General Brannan in the defense of the position. The losses of the division (two brigades Wagner's brigade garrisoning Chattanooga) for the two days was: killed 132; wounded 744; missing 194; total 1,070.



Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:09:18
2. Wood's Division, Crittenden's Corps. Tablet
 


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




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.7712  W 85° 16.0643. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road near  N 34° 55.758  W 85° 16.074 .


To reach this monument:
To view this historical marker drive to the parking area in front of the Snodgrass House and the marker can be seen situated in the field just to the northeast of the Snodgrass House.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.



Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Snodgrass Hill





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-537.



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


Monuments on Snodgrass Hill, Chattanooga National Military Park., click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:01:11
3. Monuments on Snodgrass Hill, Chattanooga National Military Park.
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on June 16, 2018. This page has been viewed 16 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on June 16, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 06/16/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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