Scribner’s Brigade Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 56.336 W 085° 15.098
16S E 659668 N 3867665
Quick Description: The Scribner’s Brigade plaque is located along a wooded path off of Reed's Bridge Road. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 19, 1863 at 2:00 pm.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2015 11:55:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMN6N8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 0

Long Description:
This plaque is dedicated to Scribner’s Brigade, commanded by Col. Benj. F. Scribner in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 19, 1863 at 2:00 pm. This is one of three plaques to Starkweather’s Brigade on the battlefield.

To reach this monument:
From the parking area on Reed’s Bridge Road, follow the path south to the marker. The tablet will be near and east of east of the table to Strahl's Brigade (CSA).

Text on the plaque reads:
No. 4-A

Scribner’s Brigade
Baird’s Division – Thomas’ Corps.
Col. Benj. F. Scribner.
Sept. 19, 1863, 2 P. M. 2d Position

38th Indiana - Lieut. Col. Daniel F. Griffin.
2d Ohio - Maj. Wm. T. Beatty.
33d Ohio - Col. Oscar F. Moore.
94th Ohio - Maj. Rue P. Hutchins.
10th Wisconsin - Lieut. Col. John H. Ely.
1st Michigan, Light Battery A - Lieut. Almerick W. Wilbur.

Baird’s Division was assembled on the lines about 2 o’clock P.M. Scribner’s Brigade being on the right. About 4 o’clock this Brigade with Starkweather’s, was sent forward to the ground of their morning fighting to support Gen. Johnson’s Division then in isolated position much in advance of the general line. Upon reaching the designated position the Brigade recovered many of its killed and wounded of the morning engagement. At dusk both Brigades became involved in the night attack of Cleburne’s Division.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-625.

My Sources
1. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
2. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
3. CWBFM - Scribner’s Brigade Tablet

Trailhead Graphics, Inc. has produced a map of the Chickamauga Battlefield showing the locations of all of the monuments and the markers on the battlefield. Each location on the map has a number associated with it that cross-references to an index on the back of the map that has the name of the marker (called the Chick-Chatt NMP monument numbering system). This number corresponds to the structure Number listed on the NPS List of Classified Structures that is normally prefixed with the letters MT for the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

Rating (1-5):

Related Website: [Web Link]

Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

Visit Instructions:

To log a visit, a waymarker must visit the monument or memorial in person and post a photo. Personal observations and comments will be appreciated.

Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest American Civil War Monuments and Memorials
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Lat34North visited Scribner’s Brigade  Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield 4/6/2011 Lat34North visited it