Johnson's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Evander McNair
Colonel David Coleman.
September 18, 1863.
|1st Arkansas Rifles (Dismounted)
||Colonel Robert W. Harper.
|2d Arkansas Rifles (Dismounted)
||Colonel J. A. Williamson.
||Lieutenant Colonel Eli Hufstedler.
31st Arkansas - Consolidated
4th Arkansas Battalion
Major J. A. Ross.
|39th North Carolina
||Colonel David Coleman.
|Culpeper's (South Carolina) Battery
||Captain J. F. Culpeper.
This brigade formed line in rear of Gregg's Brigade on this ground about 7 a.m. It advance with the division to meet the attack of Davis' Union Division from the direction of Viniard's. Two of its regiments, the 39th North Carolina and the 25th Arkansas, moved
forward to Gregg's line during the heaviest engagement of the latter, and finally forced their way 200 yards across the LaFayette road, when they were enfiladed by Wilder's Brigade and forced to retire. The remainder of the brigade charged to the right and
drove the opposing forces to and beyond the LaFayette road.
This monument is
visible from the road. It is located at
N 34° 54.140 W 85° 15.037.
Parking is available on Viniard Road
To reach this monument:
Marker is on Viniard Road east of LaFayette Road, on the right when traveling east. This tablet is located several feet from the south side of the roadway.
Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
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.
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