Chambliss’ Brigade, Stuart’s Division

Chambliss’ Brigade of Stuart’s Division, Army of Northern Virginia is honored by a monument.

Monument to Chambliss' Brigade.  Chambliss Brigade Gettysburg December 2010

Location: East Cavalry Field, south of Rummel Woods.

Description: One of 64 Confederate brigade monuments.  Monolith consisting of polished smooth red Maine granite pedestal with a circular base. On each pedestal is mounted a bronze inscription tablet describing the movements and actions of the unit. Erected by the U.S. War Department and designed by E.B. Cope. They indicate the general location of the centers of the various Confederate brigades and artillery battalions during several phases of the battle. Bronze from melted Civil War cannons was used to create many of the inscription tablets.

Inscription:

C. S. A.
ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
STUART’S CAVALRY DIVISION
CHAMBLISS’ BRIGADE
2nd North Carolina and 9th 10th 13th Virginia Cavalry

July 3. The Brigade reached here about noon and took an active part in the fight until it ended. Some of the men serving as sharpshooters in the vicinity of the Rummel Barn but most of the Command participating in the charges made by the Cavalry during the afternoon. It left the field after nightfall.

Losses Killed 8 Wounded 41 Missing 25 Total 74

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