Stovall’s Brigade Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 56.242 W 085° 15.549
16S E 658984 N 3867481
Quick Description: The Stovall’s Brigade is located on Lafayette Road. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 20, 1863 at 10:30 AM.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2014 11:50:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMN4YP
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Long Description:
This plaque is dedicated to Stovall’s Brigade commanded by Captain Brig. Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 20, 1863 at 10:30 AM. There are three monuments to Stovall’s Brigade on the battlefield.

Parking is available on Lafayette Road at N 34° 56.268 W 85° 15.5295, there is also a gravel lot on the west side of Lafayette Road.

Text on the plaque reads:
Stovall’s Brigade.
Breckinridge’s Division, Hall’s Corps.
Brig. Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall.
Sept. 20, 1863, 10:30 A. M.

1st, and 3rd, Florida, Col. Wm. S. Dilworth.
4th Florida, Col. W. L. L. Bowen.
47th, Georgia, Capt. Wm. S. Phillips.
60th, North Carolina, Lieut. Col. James M. Ray.
Mebane’s Tenn. Battery, Capt. John W. Mebane.

This brigade being the center of Breckinridge’s Division, advanced from a line about 700 yards northeast of the Kelly field at 9:30 A.M. and reached this position about 10 o’clock, encountering and driving in two lines of skirmishers. Here it changed direction to face south, and with its right on the Lafayette road, and Adams’ brigade in line with it west of the road, advanced into the Kelly field, passing the left flank of the union line and gaining its rear.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1215.

My Sources
1. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
2. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Confederate Order of Battle
3. CWBFM - Stovall’s Brigade Plaque

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: Confederate

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