McNair's Brigade

McNair's Brigade (HM20MN)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
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N 34° 54.14', W 85° 15.037'

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Johnson's Brigade

—Longstreet's Corps —

McNair's Brigade
Johnson's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Evander McNair
Colonel David Coleman.
September 18, 1863, 7

1st Arkansas Rifles, (Dismounted) - Colonel Robert W. Harper.
2d Arkansas Rifles, (Dismounted) - Colonel J. A. Williamson.
25th Arkansas, - Lieutenant Colonel Eli Hufstedler.
4th and 31st Arkansas and
4th Arkansas Battalion, Consolidated, - Major J. A. Ross.
39th North Carolina, - Colonel David Coleman.
Culpeper's (South Carolina) Battery, - Captain J. F. Culpeper.

This brigade formed line in rear of Gregg's Brigade on this ground about 7 a.m. It advance with the division to meet the attack of Davis' Union Division from the direction of Viniard's. Two of its regiments, the 39th North Carolina and the 25th Arkansas, moved forward to Gregg's line during the heaviest engagement of the latter, and finally forced their way 200 yards across the LaFayette road, when they were enfiladed by Wilder's Brigade and forced to retire. The remainder of the brigade charged to the right and drove the opposing forces to and beyond the LaFayette road.
HM NumberHM20MN
Year Placed1890
Placed ByThe Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 659832 N 3863608
Decimal Degrees34.90233333, -85.25061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.14', W 85° 15.037'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 8.4" N, 85° 15' 2.22" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Viniard Rd, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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