Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General E. McIver Law.
September 20, 1863.
|Law's Brigade, - Colonel James L. Sheffield.
|Robertson's Brigade, - Brigadier General J.B. Robertson.
|Benning's Brigade, - Brigadier General H.L. Benning.
About 3:30 p.m. Robert's and Benning's Brigades, with Trigg's Brigade of Preston's Division on their left, became heavily engaged with Heg's and Carlin's Brigades, they having Wilder's Brigade of mounted infantry on the left, and Barnes' Brigade to their right.
At 3:45 p.m. Heg and Carlin had been forced back to the west side of the LaFayette road at Viniard's. The arrival of Buell's and Bradley's Brigades from Lee and Gordon's Mill restored the Union lines, and with the assistance of Wilder's Brigade and several
batteries collected south of Viniard's. Hood's two brigades were forced back into the forest east of Viniard's at sundown.
This monument is
visible from the road. It is located at
N 34° 54.230 W 85° 15.563.
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 on the north side of the roadway, within a distant view of the Viniard field and a more distant view of the LaFayette Road.
Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
Approximately 700 metal position and descriptive markers with raised lettering were installed on the Chickamauga Battlefield 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.
By Dale K. Benington, on July 12, 2017
3. Hood's Division Tablet
View of the tablet looking west along the Viniard Road, with a distant view of the Viniard field (on the left) and a more distant view of the LaFayette Road.
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