Johnson's Brigade Tablet

Sept. 19, 1863 7 am

Battle of Chickamauga

Johnson's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:26:53
1. Johnson's Brigade Tablet

Johnson's Brigade
Johnson's Division - Longstreet's Corps.
Col. John S. Fulton.
Sept. 19, 1963, 7 A.M.

17th Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel Watt W. Floyd.
23d Tennessee, Colonel R. H. Keeble.
25th Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel R. B. Snowden.
44th Tennessee, Lieutenant Colonel John L. McEwen, Jr
York's Georgia Battery, Lieutenant William S. Everett. .

The brigade having bivouacked a short distance in rear of this position formed line of battle on this ground about 7 A.M. as the right of Bushrod R. Johnson’s division. Gregg’s brigade was on its left. About 2 O’clock P.M. Wilder’s union brigade of mounted infantry with Heg’s and Carlin’s brigades on its right advanced against Johnson’s position. The brigade moved forward and fighting soon became severe. Soon after 3 P.M. the right of the brigade had reached the Lafayette road opposite the south end of the Brotherton field.

Johnson's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:26:43
2. Johnson's Brigade Tablet

Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.508  W 85° 15.120. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road near  N 34° 54.0922  W 85° 15.0982 .
Parking is available in a gravel lot on the south side of Viniard Road.

To reach this monument:
Marker is on 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.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1271) (Is only 47 feet away) ; Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee (MT-427) (Is only 70 feet away) ; York's Georgia Battery, Battery E Marker (MT-1275) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Bennings's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133A) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Bledsoe's Missouri Battery Tablet (MT-1335) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Robertson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1206) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Peeple's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1264) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker (MT-1265) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Law's Brigade Tablet (MT-1184) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Marker (MT-860) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Tablet (MT-1343) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1100) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Longstreet's Corps Tablet (MT-437) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Hood's Division Tablet (MT-437A) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1191) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:

Other monuments to the Johnson's Brigade on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1170.

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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