Brannan’s Division Plaque - Chickamauga National Military Park
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Quick Description: This plaques to Brannan’s Division is located on the Poe Road near tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield. The plaque describes the action at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2014 4:04:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMM4VB
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Long Description:
This plaque describes the actions of Brannan’s Division during the Battle of Chickamauga fought September 19–20, 1863. Brannan’s Division was commanded by Col. John M. Brannan and consisted of 3 brigades. The plaque is blue indicating that was a Union division. The plaque describes the action on the morning of September 20, 1863.

The plaque reads:
Brannan’s Division,
Thomas’ Corps.
Brig. Gen. John M. Brannan.
Sept. 20, 1863. Until 11:30 A.M.
  1st BrigadeCol. John M. Connell.
  2nd BrigadeCol. John T. Croxton.
  3rd BrigadeCol. Ferdinand Van Derveer.
Before daylight on the 20th, Croxton’s and Connell’s brigades were brought forward from their bivouac on the slope west of Dyer’s house and placed in line West of Poe’s house and between Reynold’s and Negley’s divisions. Early in the morning Van Derveer’s brigade was placed in reserve in the east edge of the Dyer field, and about 10 o’clock was dispatched toward Baird and struck Breckinridge’s division at the LaFayette road marching south through the Kelly field, and assisted in repulsing it. About 11:30 o’clock Brandons line was attacked on the right and in rear by Hood’s division of Longstreet’s column, driven from the field, and parts of Connell’s and Croxton’s brigades rallied on Snodgrass Hill. 

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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