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Maps of Chickamauga

Map Legend

The Battle
     The Campaign
     Sept. 18th, 1863
     Sept. 19th, 1863
     Sept. 20th, 1863

Then and Now

Order of Battle

Wargaming Chickamauga



11:30 AM
Sept 19th

For half an hour the forest west of Jay’s Mill settle into an uneasy quiet.  Baird deploys his division.  Scribner’s brigade borders Winfrey Field facing southeast, the direction in which Wilson withdrew.  King’s Regulars also deploy facing to the southeast, but do not tie directly into Scribner’s line.  Starkweather settles his brigade on a hilltop to the northwest of Scribner in the hopes of providing support to either of the other units.  General Baird meddles in the deployment, taking the 94th Ohio from Scribner and sending it into the woods in the hopes of closing the gap between Scribner and King.

To the northwest, Croxton rests and resupplies his brigade in a small field, and Connell and Van Derveer rest on the hill to the north.

The abandoned gun of Howell’s battery remains on the field, as Scribner has no means to carry it off, and apparently does not detail any infantry to do so.  It is certainly possible that skirmishing in the area also prevents them from it.

On the Confederate side, General Forrest and General Walker are unwilling to relinquish the fight.  Bringing up his second Reserve Corps division under General Liddell, Walker deploys Liddell in the woods south of the Winfrey farmhouse.  A little before 11:30 AM they begin their advance due north.  Scribner is taken completely by surprise by Liddell’s attack, as he thinks Grose is still on his immediate right and guarding his flank.  With Govan extending far beyond his right, Scribner sends up his support regiment and refuses his line as quickly as he can.

 11:00 AM Brigade Overview
11:35 AM 

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