Hood's Division

Hood's Division (HM20LV)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 54.23', W 85° 15.563'

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Longstreet's Corps

—Brigadier General E. McIver —

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


About 3:30 p.m. Robert's and Benning's Brigades, with Trigg's Brigade of Preston's Division on their left, became heavily engaged with Heg's and Carlin's Brigades, they having Wilder's Brigade of mounted infantry on the left, and Barnes' Brigade to their right. At 3:45 p.m. Heg and Carlin had been forced back to the west side of the LaFayette road at Viniard's. The arrival of Buell's and Bradley's Brigades from Lee and Gordon's Mill restored the Union lines, and with the assistance of Wilder's Brigade and several batteries collected south of Viniard's. Hood's two brigades were forced back into the forest east of Viniard's at sundown.
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HM NumberHM20LV
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Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659028 N 3863761
Decimal Degrees34.90383333, -85.25938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.23', W 85° 15.563'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 13.8" N, 85° 15' 33.78" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Viniard Rd, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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