Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Historical

Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Historical (HM1VD0)

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

N 34° 55.567', W 85° 14.0778242'

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GenCeral Braxton Bragg

—September 20, 1863 —

Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee.
General Braxton Bragg.

September 20, 1863.

Polk's Corps - General Leonidas Polk.
Hill's Corps - Lieutenant General Daniel H. Hill.
Longstreet's Corps - Major General John B. Hood.
Buckner's Corps - Major General Simon B. Buckner.
Walker's Reserve Corps - Major General William H. T. Walker.
Wheeler's Cavalry Corps - Major General Joseph Wheeler.
Forrest's Cavalry Corps - Brigadier General Nathan B. Forrest.
Reserve Artillery - Major Samuel C. Williams


At the close of the engagement on the 19th of September, orders were given for the renewal of the battle at daylight. The army was divided into two wings. General Polk was placed in command of the right wing, and General Longstreet in command of the left wing. The orders directed the attack to begin by divisions on the extreme right at dawn, and to be taken up rapidly and successfully to the left. Owing to various delays the attack did not open in General Polk's wing until 9:30 a.m. General Stewart's division being the right of General Longstreet's wing, attacked at 11 a.m., followed at once by the division to his left. At this hour the engagement became general.
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HM NumberHM1VD0
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16H E 661247 N 6133727
Decimal Degrees34.92611667, -85.23463040
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.567', W 85° 14.0778242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 34.02" N, 85° 14' 4.669452" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
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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