Monument

Johnson's Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863, 1:30 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



Johnson's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:37:39
1. Johnson's Brigade Tablet
 

Inscription:
Johnson's Brigade
Johnson's Division - Longstreet's Corps.
Colonel John S. Fulton.
Sept. 20, 1963, 1:30 P.M.

17th Tennessee, Lieut. Col. Watt W. Floyd.
23d Tennessee, Col. R. H. Keeble.
25th Tennessee, Lieut. Col. R. B. Snowden.
44th Tennessee, Maj. G. M. Crawford.
York's Georgia Battery, Lieut. William S. Everett.

The Brigade advanced from the crest between this position and the Dyer Field and formed on this line about 1:30 with Gregg's (Sugg's) Brigade on its right. The two Brigades followed by Dent's and York's Batteries the former of six and the latter of three guns gained the summit of the spurs without opposition. For the final movement of this command see the Brigade and Battery tablets on the crest.



Johnson's and McNair's Brigade Tablets, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:36:55
2. Johnson's and McNair's Brigade Tablets
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.393  W 85° 16.525. Map it

Parking is available on Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road .


To reach this monument:
Marker is on Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road south of Lytle Road, on the left when traveling south.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1195) (here, next to this marker) ; Manigault's Brigade Tablet (MT-1201) (about 432 feet away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1176) (about 474 feet away) ; John W. Bull Memorial Marker (MT-446) (about 506 feet away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1175) (about 527 feet away) ; McNair’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1196) (about 528 feet away) ; Gregg’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1161) (about 527 feet away) ; York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument (MT-1274) (about 529 feet away) ; Hindman's Division Tablet (MT-1090) (about 528 feet away) ; York’s Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1273) (about 540 feet away) ; Dent’s Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1241) (about 542 feet away) ; Deas’ Brigade Tablet (MT-1145) (about 549 feet away) ; George W. Landrum Memorial Monument (MT-423) (about 549 feet away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1102) (about 563 feet away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1272A) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the Johnson's Brigade on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1174.



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.


Johnson's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:37:10
3. Johnson's Brigade Tablet
 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 27, 2018. This page has been viewed 45 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on September 28, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 09/27/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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