Hood's Division Historical

Hood's Division Historical (HM1U5C)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 55.111', W 85° 15.378'

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Longstreet's Corps

—Brigadier General E. McIver Law —

Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General E. McIver Law.
September 20, 1863.
Robertson's Brigade, - Brigadier General J.B. Robertson.
Law's Brigade, - Colonel James L. Sheffield.
Benning's Brigade, - Brigadier General Henry L. Benning.


This Division at 11:15 a.m. followed Johnson's across the Lafayette Road and turning slightly to the right encountered the right of Brannan's Division folding it back upon Beatty's Brigade of Van Cleve's Division and forcing both to the rear. It advanced northwardly until checked by a counter-charge of Harker's Brigade which promptly returning from its movement toward the left formed line facing south across the path of Hood's advance. At this point General Hood was severely wounded losing a leg. McLaw's Division following in the track of Hood's passed over the latter line and after a sharp contest forced Harker back to the Snodgrass ridge. Hood's troops were not further engaged during the afternoon with the exception of the 15th Alabama Colonel W.C. Oates which joined Kershaw's Brigade and went forward with it.
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HM NumberHM1U5C
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659281 N 3865394
Decimal Degrees34.91851667, -85.25630000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.111', W 85° 15.378'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 6.66" N, 85° 15' 22.68" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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