Allatoona in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Memorial Field
This battlefield, along with its memorial ground, is dedicated to the Union and Confederate forces that fought here on October 5, 1864. During the battle, units representing five Union states and six Confederate states were present. Most of the Confederate dead from this battle lie in unmarked graves as do many of the Union fallen, now buried at the Marietta National Cemetery. Please take a moment to visit the memorials and to honor these soldiers.
United States Army- Major General John M. Corse
Allatoona Garrison - Lt. Colonel John E. Tourtellotte
93 Illinois Infantry Regiment
4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment
5th Ohio Cavalry Detachment
12th Wisconsin Battery
18th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment
Rome Detachment- Colonel Richard Rowett
7th Illinois Infantry Regiment
12th Illinois Infantry Regiment
50th Illinois Infantry Regiment
57th Illinois Infantry Regiment
39th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Confederate States Army- Major General Samuel G. French
Ector's Brigade- Brigadier General William H. Young
9th Texas Infantry Regiment
29th and 39th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
Sears' Mississippi Brigade - Brigadier General Claudius Sears
4th, 35th, 36th, and 39th Mississippi Infantry Regiments
7th Mississippi Infantry Battalion
Cockrell's Missouri Brigade - Brigadier General Francis M. Cockrell
1st to 6th Missouri Infantry Regiments
1st to 3rd Missouri Cavalry Regiments (dismounted)
Artillery - Major John D. Myrick
Point Coupée Louisiana Battery
Barbour Alabama Battery
Brookhaven Mississippi Battery
Erected by Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1918.
Location. 34° 6.84′ N, 84° 42.898′ W. Marker is in Allatoona, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker can be reached from Old Allatoona Road SE, 0.4 miles north of Allatoona Landing Road SE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 632 Old Allatoona Rd SE, Cartersville GA 30121, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wartime Allatoona (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Allatoona Pass (here, next to this marker); Demand For Surrender (here, next to this marker); The RailroadWelcome to Allatoona Pass Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Allatoona (within shouting distance of this marker); Allatoona Pass (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Wagon Road (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allatoona.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on August 18, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.