Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Major General William S. Rosencrans, USA 1819-1898
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1863.
Location. 34° 52.312′ N, 85° 17.43′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of Gordon Street and Rosencrans Avenue (unopened), on the right when traveling west on Gordon Street. This marker is located near the eastern edge of the downtown business district, very near a significant railway crossing. The maker faces the east to west roadway traffic, and 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. Thomas Avenue (a few steps from this marker); Bragg Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee Avenue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Michigan Cavalry (about 400 feet away); 4th Tennessee Cavalry (about 400 feet away); Longstreet Avenue (about 400 feet away); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 500 feet away); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
More about this marker. I realize that the name of General Rosecrans is spelled incorrectly on the marker (and I confess, that it is the spelled the way that I am inclined to spell his name), but I left it the way that it was spelled on the marker intentionally.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 28, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.