Hazen's Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863, 3:30 P.M.

Battle of Chickamauga

Hazen's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:34:34
1. Hazen's Brigade Tablet

Hazen's Brigade
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen.
Sept. 20, 1863, 3:30 P.M.

9th Indiana Col. Isaac C.B. Suman.
6th Kentucky Maj. Richard T. Whitaker.
41st Ohio Col. Aquila Wiley.
124th Ohio Maj. James B. Hampson.
1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery F Lieut. Giles J. Cockerill.

About 3 o'clock this brigade, being then on the front line, on the right of Palmer's division east of the Kelly field, was sent to the assistance of the troops on Snodgrass Hill. It moved at double-quick to this position, and was engaged here with Harker's brigade of Wood's division until the end of the battle. About 5:30 P.M. the 9th Indiana moved to the right to support the right of Brannan's line. At 7 P.M. the brigade led the withdrawal of this position of the line to Rossville. Effective force Sept. 19th, 1467 officers and men. Casualties during the battle: killed 46; wounded 378; captured or missing 76; total 500. Percentage of loss 34.08.

Hazen's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:34:25
2. Hazen's Brigade Tablet

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.7863  W 85° 16.0245. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe Rd 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 (tour stop 8) and the marker can be seen situated just to the east of the Snodgrass House.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

9th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-773) (a few steps from this marker) ; 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1037) (Is only 44 feet away) ; 41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-999) (Is only 56 feet away) ; 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-844) (Is only 63 feet away) ; 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1012) (Is only 78 feet away) ; Dick's Brigade Tablet (MT-583) (Is only 85 feet away) ; 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-815) (about 108 feet away) ; 64th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1009) (about 138 feet away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-595) (about 149 feet away) ; 18th Ohio Light Artillery Monument (MT-938) (about 161 feet away) ; 18th Ohio Light Artillery Tablet (MT-937) (about 166 feet away) ; 37th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-803) (about 174 feet away) ; Sirwell's Brigade (USA) Tablet (MT-629) (about 197 feet away) ; 124th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1035) (about 201 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-537) (about 222 feet away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

More Information • • •
Wikipedia: William Babcock Hazen ( Submitted on 07/11/2018 by ). change

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-601.

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.

Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: None Selected


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