Hood's Division Tablet

Sept. 19, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

Hood's Division Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:44:35
1. Hood's Division Tablet

Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General E. McIver Law.
September 19, 1863.
Law's Brigade, Colonel James L. Sheffield.
Robertson's Brigade, Brigadier General J.B. Robertson.
Benning's Brigade, Brigadier General H.L. Benning.

Line of battle was formed on this ground at 7 a.m. At 3 p.m. the Division advanced with Robertson's Brigade on the left, and Law's Brigade on the right, to meet the Union attack from the direction of Viniard's. Bushrod R. Johnson's Division having gained ground toward Brotherton's during the progress of the engagement. Robertson's and Benning's Brigades replaced it, and, with Trigg's Brigade of Preston's Division, finally drove Davis' Union Division beyond the LaFayette road at Viniard's, but, were subsequently forced back into the forest east of Viniard's by re-enforcements from Wood's and Sheridan's Divisions coming from Lee and Gordon's Mill, assisted by Wilder's Brigade of mounted infantry.

Hood's Division Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:44:24
2. Hood's Division Tablet

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.147  W 85° 15.038. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road .

To reach this monument:
Marker is on Viniard Road east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east. This tablet is located several feet from the north side of the roadway.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1191) (Is only 43 feet away) ; 17th Indiana Regiment Mounted Infantry Marker (MT-784) (about 205 feet away) ; 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-825) (about 207 feet away) ; Gregg's Brigade Tablet (MT-1157) (about 269 feet away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-758) (about 404 feet away) ; Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Tablet (MT-1343) (about 427 feet away) ; Buckner's Corps Tablet (MT-435) (about 509 feet away) ; Stewart's Division Tablet (MT-1114) (about 538 feet away) ; To Park House Sign (MT-423U) (about 568 feet away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-759) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Trigg’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1219) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Preston's Division Tablet (MT-1111) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1100) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Longstreet's Corps Tablet (MT-437) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Bledsoe's Missouri Battery Tablet (MT-1335) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Other monuments to the Hood's Division on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-437A.

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: Division
Military Arm: Combined Arms


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