Hood's Division

Hood's Division (HM20MO)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
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N 34° 54.147', W 85° 15.038'

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Longstreet's Corps

—Brigadier General E. McIver —

Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General E. McIver Law.
September 19, 1863.
Law's Brigade, - Colonel James L. Sheffield.
Robertson's Brigade, - Brigadier General J.B. Robertson.
Benning's Brigade, - Brigadier General H.L. Benning.

Line of battle was formed on this ground at 7 a.m. At 3 p.m. the Division advanced with Robertson's Brigade on the left, and Law's Brigade on the right, to meet the Union attack from the direction of Viniard's. Bushrod R. Johnson's Division having gained ground toward Brotherton's during the progress of the engagement. Robertson's and Benning's Brigades replaced it, and, with Trigg's Brigade of Preston's Division, finally drove Davis' Union Division beyond the LaFayette road at Viniard's, but, were subsequently forced back into the forest east of Viniard's by re-enforcements from Wood's and Sheridan's Divisions coming from Lee and Gordon's Mill, assisted by Wilder's Brigade of mounted infantry.
HM NumberHM20MO
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659830 N 3863621
Decimal Degrees34.90245000, -85.25063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.147', W 85° 15.038'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 8.8199999999999" N, 85° 15' 2.28" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Viniard Rd, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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