Near Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lieut. George W. Landrum
Lieut. George W. Landrum,
2d. Ohio Regiment,
Member of the Signal Corps,
and serving upon
The staff of Gen. Thomas,
Fell Sept. 20, 1863,
While bearing a message from
Gen. Thomas to Gen. Rosecrans.
Erected by his family.
Erected 1894 by Landrum Family. (Marker Number MT-423.)
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1863.
Location. 34° 55.364′ N, 85° 16.421′ W. Marker is near Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Memorial can be reached from Chickamauga-Vittetoe Road, 0.1 miles east of Lytle Road, on the left when traveling south. Parking area & trailhead are at these coordinates (34.923174,-85.275283). Head up the trail, take the first right, marker is located a short distance on left. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson's Division - Hood's Corp (within shouting distance of this marker); York's Georgia Battery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); McNair's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Gregg's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Johnson's Brigade (about 500 feet away); York's Georgia Battery. (about 600 feet away); Dick's Brigade (about 600 feet away); John W. Bull Memorial (about 700 feet away).
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “12'6" tapering granite cross set on battered 5'6" x 4'11" base. Base has raised letter inscription, and cross has inset carved laurel wreath. Located east of Vittetoe House site.”
Also see . . . Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on August 13, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on September 30, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 12, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.