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Near Lytle in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga

 
 
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By Bruce Loveall, September 22, 2013
1. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Inscription.
(Front)
Michigan
to her
Ninth Regiment of Infantry
John G. Parkhurst, Colonel, commanding
Provost Guard, Thomas' Corps

(Rear)
Sept. 18th, 1863, this regiment occupied positions near Crawfish Springs: on the 19th train guard to Chattanooga: on the 20th marched to a position on the Dry Valley Road near the base of this hill, where it performed important services: later to Rossville Gap.
 
Erected 1895.
 
Location. 34° 55.493′ N, 85° 16.817′ W. Marker is near Lytle, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Lytle Road 0.1 miles east of Younes Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located east of the U.S. 27 overpass. Marker is in this post office area: Rossville GA 30741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ninth Michigan Marker at Chickamauga (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Illinois Battery M, 1st Light Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); 121st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); 39th North Carolina Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); 78th Illinois Infantry
Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Loveall, September 22, 2013
2. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Right side of monument.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); 23rd Tennessee Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); 25th Tennessee Regiment (approx. 0.4 miles away); 25th Tennessee Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Statue is missing. Only the base with inscriptions remain.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Loveall, September 22, 2013
3. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
From the book "Historical Sketches of the Ninth Michigan Infantry by Charles W. Bennett (1913)
4. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Monument with the Statue of John G. Parkhurst, Colonel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bruce Loveall of West Point, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bruce Loveall of West Point, Kentucky. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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