Stephenson’s Section Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield, GA, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 56.346 W 085° 14.398
16S E 660733 N 3867703
Quick Description: The plaque to the 2nd Section of Battery I, 4th U. S. Artillery, commanded by 2d Lieut. John M. Stephenson, is located on Reed's bridge Road. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 19, 1863., from 12 to 1 P.M.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2014 12:10:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMMYYJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This plaque is dedicated to 2d Lieut. John M. Stephenson commanding a section 4th U.S. Light Artillery, Battery I in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 19, 1863.

Text on the plaque reads:
U.S.A.
Battery I 4th U.S. Stephenson’s Section
Van Derveer’s Brig. Brannan’s Div.
Sept. 19, 1863. 12 to 1 P.M.
Lieut. Frank G. Smith






From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1055A.






My Sources
1. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
2. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Federal Order of Battle
3. CWBFM - Battery I, 4th U. S. Artillery Plaque
4. CWBFM - Battery I, 4th U. S. Artillery Plaque - Stephenson’s Section

Note
Trailhead Graphics, Inc. has produced a map of the Chickamauga Battlefield showing the locations of all of the monuments and the markers on the battlefield. Each location on the map has a number associated with it that cross-references to an index on the back of the map that has the name of the marker (called the Chick-Chatt NMP monument numbering system). This number corresponds to the structure Number listed on the NPS List of Classified Structures that is normally prefixed with the letters MT for the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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