Benning's Brigade

Benning's Brigade (HM1G0C)

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

N 34° 55.269', W 85° 15.74'

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Hood's Division

— Longstreet's Corps —

Bennings's Brigade

Hood's Division. - Longstreet's Corps.

Brigadier General Henry Benning.

September 20, 1863, 11:30 A.M.

2d Georgia, - Major W.W. Charlton.

15th Georgia, - Major P.J. Shannon.

17th Georgia, - Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Matthews.

20th Georgia, - Colonel J.d. Waddell.



This Brigade being the right of the second line of the Division advanced about 11:15 A.M. from the low ground beyond the first crest east of this point and attacked Brannan's Division which was forced to the rear. The Brigade capturing four pieces of artillery followed until its Division was checked by a portion of Wood's troops formed on the high ground in the north end of the Dyer field. At that point McLaws' Division which had followed in the track of Hood's passed to the front and engaged Wood's line. Benning's Brigade remained in the forest east of Dyer's field.
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HM NumberHM1G0C
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Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 7:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658725 N 3865677
Decimal Degrees34.92115000, -85.26233333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.269', W 85° 15.74'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 16.14" N, 85° 15' 44.4" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 26 Poe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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