McNair's Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863 2 pm

Battle of Chickamauga

McNair's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:37:57
1. McNair's Brigade Tablet

McNair's Brigade
Johnson's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Evander McNair
Colonel David Coleman.
September 20, 1863, 2 p.m.

1st Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. - Lieut. Col. D. H. Reynolds.
2d Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. - Col. J. A. Williamson.
25th Arkansas, - Lieut. Col. Eli Hufstedler.
4th and 31st Arkansas, and 4th Arkansas Battalion, (Consolidated), - Maj. J. A. Ross.
39th North Carolina, - Col. David Coleman.
Culpeper's South Carolina Battery, - Capt. J. F. Culpeper.

Upon reaching the Dyer field in its advance from Brotherton's McNair's Brigade charged upon the batteries diagonally on the right and participated with Gregg's in the capture of 15 pieces of the Union artillery assembled on the high ground on the western edge of the field. Being then in advance of the line it fell back to the woods and formed on the left of Robertson's Brigade of Hood's Division and at 2:30 p.m. again advanced.

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° 16.523. 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.

Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1174) (here, next to this marker) ; Manigault's Brigade Tablet (MT-1201) (about 441 feet away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1176) (about 472 feet away) ; John W. Bull Memorial Marker (MT-446) (about 500 feet away) ; Gregg’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1161) (about 520 feet away) ; York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument (MT-1274) (about 525 feet away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1175) (about 525 feet away) ; McNair’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1196) (about 527 feet away) ; York’s Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1273) (about 538 feet away) ; Hindman's Division Tablet (MT-1090) (about 537 feet away) ; George W. Landrum Memorial Monument (MT-423) (about 540 feet away) ; Dent’s Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1241) (about 542 feet away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1102) (about 554 feet away) ; Deas’ Brigade Tablet (MT-1145) (about 558 feet away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1272A) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Other monuments to the McNair's Brigade on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1195.

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.

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


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