Buell’s Brigade Plaque

Battle of Chickamauga

Buell’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:43:34
1. Buell’s Brigade Plaque

Buell’s Brigade
Wood’s Division Crittenden’s Corps.
Col George P. Buell
Sept. 20, 1863

100th Illinois Col. Frederick A. Bartlenson.
Maj. Charles M. Hammond.
58th Indiana Lieut. Col. James T. Embree.
26th Ohio Lieut. Col. Wm. H. Young.
Indiana Light Artillery
8th Battery Capt. George Estep.

Inscription on the second tablet:
The brigade having advanced from its bivouac west of the Crawfish Springs Road took position here about 9:30 A.M., forming the right of the division, Harker’s brigade being on its left. Soon after the 100th Illinois, being the left of the front line of the brigade, advanced to the support of its skirmishers, crossed the Lafayette road and was driven back with the loss of its Colonel wounded and captured. When the division was ordered to the left the brigade was caught in flank and broken up, and its battery captured. Col. Buell rallied part of the 58th Indiana on Snodgrass Hill. Strength in action September 19th 1445 officers and men. Casualties during the battle: killed 79; wounded 443; captured or missing 129; total 651. Percentage of loss 45.05.

Buell’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:43:43
2. Buell’s Brigade Plaque

Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[center] P

Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.065  W 85° 15.7506. Map it

Parking is available on Dyer Road near  N 34° 55.0803  W 85° 15.7648 .

To reach this monument:
This monument is in a wooded area on the west side of the split rail fence that enclosed the Brotherton Field. The monument can be access from a path that runs along the west side of the fence.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-718) (here, next to this marker) ; Wood’s Division Tablet (MT-536) (Is only 36 feet away) ; Negley’s Division Tablet (MT-511) (Is only 59 feet away) ; 6th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Plaque (MT-935) (about 267 feet away) ; Confederate Breakthrough (about 417 feet away) ; S. Beatty's Brigade Tablet (MT-550) (about 429 feet away) ; Bledsoe's Missouri Battery Monument (MT-1336) (about 432 feet away) ; Hazen's Brigade Tablet (MT-599) (about 438 feet away) ; 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-772) (about 458 feet away) ; Van Cleve's Division Tablet (MT-532) (about 496 feet away) ; 26th Pennsylvania Artillery, Battery B, Tablet (MT-1040) (about 497 feet away) ; Brotherton House (MT-423H) (about 510 feet away) ; 26th Pennsylvania Artillery, Battery B, Monument (MT-1042) (about 515 feet away) ; War Comes to the Brothertons (about 516 feet away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1173) (about 524 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-560.

Comments about this monument:
These plaques are blue indicating that it is for a federal unit.

Buell’s Brigade Plaque, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:43:49
3. Buell’s Brigade Plaque
Looking east across the Brotherton Field., click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:42:52
4. Looking east across the Brotherton Field.

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


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