J. Beatty's Brigade (USA) Plaque - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
N 34° 54.848 W 085° 15.967
16S E 658393 N 3864892
Quick Description: This plaque to Beatty’s Brigade is located on the west side of Glen-Kelley road, just south of the “Tanyard” directional marker in the Chickamauga National Military Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2012 11:19:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMEFC3
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This plaque to Brig. Gen. John Beatty's Brigade is blue indicating Beatty’s Brigade was part of the Union forces at the Battle of Chickamauga fought September 19–20, 1863. Beatty’s Brigade was part of the Second Division commanded by Maj. Gen. James S. Negley of the XIV Army Corps commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas. The plaque describes the action of the brigade on September 19, 1863 at 6:00 p.m.

Text on the plaque:

Beatty’s Brigade
Negley’s Division
Thomas’ Corps
Brig. Gen. John Beatty
Sept. 19, 1863 6 P.M.
104th Illinois,
Lieut. Col. Douglas Hapeman.
42d Indiana,
Lieut. Col. William T. B. McIntire.
88th Indiana,
Col. George Humphrey.
15th Kentucky,
Col. Marion C. Taylor.
Bridges (Illinois) Battery,
Capt. Lyman Bridges.
This brigade was the last of Negley’s Division to be withdrawn from Glass’ Mill. It reached this field about sundown and bivouacked about 200 Yards west of this as the reserve of the division then in line in the eastern edge Of the Brotherton Woods. Early in the morning of the 20th it was sent northward along the Lafayette Road and formed on the left of Baird’s Division near the junction of the Alexander’s Bridge Road.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-545

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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