Johnson's Division Historical

Johnson's Division Historical (HM1U5A)

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

N 34° 55.104', W 85° 15.422'

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Longstreet's Corps

—Brigadier General Bushrod R. Johnson —

Johnson's Division - Longstreet's Corps
Brigadier General Bushrod R. Johnson.
September 20, 1863.
Johnson's Brigade, - Colonel John S. Fulton.
Gregg's Brigade, - Colonel Cyrus A. Sugg.
McNair's Brigade - Brigadier General Evander McNair.
McNair's Brigade - Colonel David Coleman.

The Division was formed on this line at 7 a.m. At 11:10 a.m. it advanced. Wood's Union Division was at the moment moving to the left from the front of Johnson. The latter Division advanced into the opening under a heavy fire from adjacent lines soon broke the Union center and gained the Dyer fields. Upon entering these fields the division bore slightly to the right capturing fifteen guns on the high ground west and northwest of the Dyer house and separating the Union Divisions of Davis and Sheridan from the rest of the army. With the assistance of Hood's and McLaws' Divisions which had first followed in the track of Johnson and then turned more to the right the Union center was thrown into disorder. At 2 o'clock Johnson's line faced Snodgrass Hill at Vittetoe's ready to assault.
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HM NumberHM1U5A
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659214 N 3865380
Decimal Degrees34.91840000, -85.25703333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.104', W 85° 15.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 6.24" N, 85° 15' 25.32" W
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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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