Robertson's Brigade Tablet

Sept. 19, 1863 3:30 pm

Battle of Chickamauga

Robertson's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:19:32
1. Robertson's Brigade Tablet

Robertson's Brigade
Hood's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Jerome B. Robertson.
September 18, 1863, 3:30 p.m.

3d Arkansas, Colonel Van H. Manning.
1st Texas, Captain R. J. Harding.
Captain D. K. Rice.
4th Texas, Lieutenant Colonel John P. Bane.
Captain R. H. Bassett.
5th Texas, Major J. C. Rogers.
Captain J. S. Cleveland.

While Robertson's Brigade, which was the left of Hood's Division, was moving northwardly through the low ground northeast of this position, it wheeled to the left to meet the advance of Barnes' and Carlin's Brigades over this ground. The first attack was successful, and these two brigades were driven back, but immediately rallied and in turn forced Robertson over the crest, which was again carried by Robertson. The arrival of Wood's and Sheridan's Union troops from Lee and Gordon's Mill caused the Confederates to retire into the forest east of Viniard's at sunset.

Robertson's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:19:16
2. Robertson's Brigade Tablet

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.223  W 85° 15.581. 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 on the north side of the roadway and well within the view of the Viniard field and within a distant view of the LaFayette Road.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Hood's Division Tablet (MT-1097) (Is only 99 feet away) ; 38th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-684) (about 183 feet away) ; 101st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1029) (about 411 feet away) ; Carlin's Brigade Tablet (MT-561) (about 430 feet away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-676) (about 439 feet away) ; 15th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1303) (about 441 feet away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (about 448 feet away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (about 448 feet away) ; Site of Log School House (MT-1444) (about 508 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-602) (about 541 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-535) (about 541 feet away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Monument (MT-858) (about 574 feet away) ; 20th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1308) (about 593 feet away) ; 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-680) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Benning's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Other monuments to the Robertson's Brigade on the battlefield

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1207.

Comments about this monument:
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.

Robertson's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 11:19:28
3. Robertson's Brigade Tablet

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


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