Benning's Brigade Historical

Benning's Brigade Historical (HM1XFT)

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

N 34° 54.295', W 85° 15.676'

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Hood's Division

—Longstreet's Corps —

Bennings's Brigade
Hood's Division. - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Henry L. Benning.
September 19, 1863, 4 P.M., 2nd Position

2nd Georgia, - Lieutenant Colonel William S. Shepherd.
2nd Georgia, - Major W.W. Charlton.
15th Georgia, - Colonel Dudley M. DuBose.
15th Georgia, - Major P.J. Shannon.
17th Georgia, - Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Matthews.
20th Georgia, - Colonel J.D. Waddell.


The Brigade moving from the crest in the woods northeast of this position, held this line until after 4 p.m., being heavily engaged with Carlin's and Heg's Brigades, supported by Wilder's Brigade of mounted infantry. About 3:30 p.m. Harker's Brigade followed by Buell's arrived from Lee and Gordon's Mill, and reenforced the Union line. Harker passed north, and the rest of the Union line was driven across the fields west of Viniard's. Benning occupying the ground around the Viniard house with his advance in the ravine. The Union forces rallied and re-occupied this ground, forcing Benning to withdraw into the forest in his rear at sunset.
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HM NumberHM1XFT
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658854 N 3863878
Decimal Degrees34.90491667, -85.26126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.295', W 85° 15.676'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 17.7" N, 85° 15' 40.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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