Mitchell’s Brigade Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield, GA, USA
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N 34° 55.932 W 085° 13.917
16S E 661479 N 3866951
Quick Description: The Mitchell’s Brigade Plaque is located on Reed's bridge Road. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 18 - 19, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2014 11:01:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMMYBW
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Long Description:
This plaque is dedicated to Mitchell’s Brigade in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 18 - 19.

Text on the plaque reads:
Mitchell’s Brigade.
Steedman’s Division, Granger’s Corps.
Col. John G. Mitchell.
Sept. 19, 1863. 7 A. M.

78th Illinois. Lieut. Col. Carter Van Vleck.
98th Ohio. Capt. Moses J. Urquhart.
113th Ohio.Lieut. Col. Darius B. Warner.
121st Ohio.Lieut. Col. Henry B. Banning.
1st Illinois Light Artillery, Battery M, Lieut. Thomas Burton.

In the evening of the 18th the Brigade marched from Rossville to the support of Col. Dan McCook’s Brigade , which had taken position on the right of the road facing south in front of this ground. It arrived during the night and formed in this position. On the morning of the 19th after some skirmishing with Forrest’s Calvary, the Brigade was ordered to return to Rossville.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-621.

My Sources
1. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
2. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Federal Order of Battle
3. CWBFM - Mitchell’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: Union

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