Buell's Brigade tablet

Sept 19, 1863, forenoon

Battle of Chickamauga

Buell's Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:36:59
1. Buell's Brigade Plaque

No. 21-A
Buell's Brigade
Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel George P. Buell.

Sept. 20, 1863.
100th Illinois - Colonel Frederick A. Bartleson.
58th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel James T. Embree.
13th Michigan - Colonel Joshua B. Culver.
26th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel William H. Young.
8th Indiana Battery - Captain George Estep.

The Brigade with its Division occupied the vicinity of Lee and Gordon's Mill from the evening of September 11th until 2:30 P.M. of the 19th. At that hour, the command received orders to move north on the LaFayette road at double quick. Upon reaching Viniard's house it immediately went into the action which had been in progress in that vicinity since one o'clock P.M.

Lee and Gordon's Mill, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:53:56
2. Lee and Gordon's Mill

Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL]No. 21-A [UR] U

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 52.9747  W 85° 16.1363. Map it

The monument is located outside of the park.

Parking is available on Lee-Gordon Mill Circle near  N 34° 53.0017  W 85° 16.1046 .
Residential street.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

2nd Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1278) (Is only 91 feet away) ; 88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-708) (about 202 feet away) ; Lytle's Brigade Plaque (MT-615) (about 220 feet away) ; 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1281) (about 266 feet away) ; 36th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-683) (about 294 feet away) ; Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-469) (about 339 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-534) (about 357 feet away) ; 4th Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1283) (about 594 feet away) ; Twenty-First Army Corps Plaque (MT-470) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-591) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Thomas’ Corps sign (MT-423W) (approx. 0.8 miles away) ; Hall's House (MT-1448) (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; 59th Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-692) (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; Post's Brigade Tablet (MT-623) (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; 74th Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-695) (approx. 1.4 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Other monuments to the Buell's Brigade on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-557.

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. Plaques are listed in the NPS List of Classified Structures as a batch input, Structure Number HS-Batch-3.

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


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