Monument

Dick's Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863 Afternoon

Battle of Chickamauga



Dick's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:26:28
1. Dick's Brigade Tablet
 

Inscription:
Dick's Brigade.
Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps.
Col. George F. Dick.
Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon.
44th Indiana, Lieut. Col. Simeon C. Aldrich.
86th Indiana, Maj. Jacob C. Dick.
13th Ohio, Capt. Horatio G. Cosgrove.

Soon after noon the 44th Indiana about 40 men under command of Lieut. Col. Aldrich, and a part of the 86th Indiana took position at this point. A part of the 13th Ohio about 100 men with its colors under command of Captain Cosgrove took position on Brannan's line on the crest of the hill to the right southwest of the Snodgrass house. The various positions were maintained until the withdrawal about 7 P.M.



Dick's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:26:22
2. Dick's Brigade Tablet
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: None Selected




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.7906  W 85° 16.009. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe Rd near  N 34° 55.758  W 85° 16.074 .


To reach this monument:
To view this historical marker drive to the parking area in front of the Snodgrass House (tour stop 8) and the marker can be seen situated just to the east of the Snodgrass House.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.



Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Snodgrass Hill





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-583.



Comments about this monument:
The plaques on the Chickamauga Battlefield were installed by the War Department in 1890. This plaque is blue indicating it is for a Federal unit.


Dick's Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
3. Dick's Brigade Tablet
View of the historical marker looking northeast. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on June 22, 2018. This page has been viewed 14 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on June 25, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 06/22/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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