Monument

Law's Brigade Tablet

Sept. 19, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



Law's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:16:22
1. Law's Brigade Tablet
 

Inscription:
Law's Brigade.
Hood's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Colonel James L. Sheffield.
September 19, 1863.

4th Alabama, Colonel Pinckney D. Bowles.
15th Alabama, Colonel W.C. Oates.
44th Alabama, Colonel William F. Perry.
47th Alabama, Major James M. Campbell.
48th Alabama, Lieutenant Colonel William M. Hardwick.


This brigade occupied the right of Hood’s division in the morning line of battle, with Robertson’s brigade on its left, and Benning’s on the second line. About 3 o’clock the brigade moved to the support of Stewart’s division then engaged east of Brotherton’s. The brigade passed in the rear of Stewart’s line, and part of it attacked Crufts brigade, which assisted by Turchin’s brigade, checked the advance of the brigade.



Law's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:15:59
2. Law's Brigade Tablet
 


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




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.720  W 85° 15.152. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road near  N 34° 54.0816  W 85° 15.1066 .
a gravel lot on the south side of Viniard Road.


To reach this monument:
Marker can be reached from Viniard Road half a mile east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east. Parking is available in a gravel lot on the south side of Viniard Road (N 34 54.091 W 85 15.105). The maker is along a path that crosses Viniard Road east of the parking area near the 7th Indiana Mounted Infantry marker (MT-784). Follow the path north (left when headed east) to the marker. The marker will be at the northern end of the path.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Robertson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1206) (about 432 feet away) ; Bennings's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133A) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1271) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1170) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee (MT-427) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 16th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1389) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Wright’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1236) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 29th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1402) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery B, Plaque (MT-916) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; York's Georgia Battery, Battery E Marker (MT-1275) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery B, Marker (MT-920) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 4th & 5th Tennessee Infantry Marker (MT-1381) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-995) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 4th and 5th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1381) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 31st Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-792) (approx. 0.4 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1184.



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.


Law's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:16:10
3. Law's Brigade Tablet
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on October 25, 2018. This page has been viewed 23 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on October 25, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 10/25/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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