Barnes’ Brigade Tablet

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

Barnes’ Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 11:09:18
1. Barnes’ Brigade Tablet

No. 2-A U
Barnes' Brigade.
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel Sidney M. Barnes
September 20, 1863 1st Position.

35th Indiana - Major P. Dufficy.
8th Kentucky - Major John S. Clark.
21st Kentucky - Colonel S.Woodson Price.
     (at Whiteside, Tennessee not engaged.)
51st Ohio - Colonel Richard W. McClain.
99th Ohio - Colonel Peter T. Swaine.
3d Wisconsin Battery - Lieutenant Courtland Livingston.

At 2 o'clock a.m. of September 20th this Brigade was brought from the ground of its engagement at Viniard's and joined its Division in bivouac on the slope west of this position. At 9 o'clock it was sent forward with Wood's Division and formed on the right of Brannan's Division near Poe's, from which point it was soon after dispatched to the left of Baird's line north of the Kelly field.

Barnes’ Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 11:09:11
2. Barnes’ Brigade Tablet

Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Brigade
Military Arm: Combined Arms

Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] No. 2-A [UR] U.

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.034  W 85° 16.427. Map it

Parking is available on Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road .

To reach this monument:
Marker is on Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road south of Dyer Road, on the left when traveling south. This tablet is located several feet off of the east side of the roadway in a grassy open area.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Dyer Cemetery (about 279 feet away) ; 35th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-798) (about 373 feet away) ; 7th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-742) (about 499 feet away) ; Dent's Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1240) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; S. Beatty's Brigade Tablet (MT-551) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Van Cleve's Division Tablet (MT-533) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1272) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Longstreet's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-450) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Dyer House (MT-423T) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Hospital, 1st Division, 14th Corps Tablet (MT-449) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; George W. Landrum Memorial Monument (MT-423) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1102) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1195) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1174) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Route of the Union Right Interpretative Sign (approx. 0.4 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-542.

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. Plaques are listed in the NPS List of Classified Structures as a batch input, Structure Number HS-Batch-3.

Barnes’ Brigade Tablet, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 11:08:48
3. Barnes’ Brigade Tablet
View of the tablet looking south along the Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road. 


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