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

Boynton Avenue

Colonel James Boynton, CSA 1833-1902

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, September 14, 2013
1. Boynton Avenue Marker
Inscription.  
Boynton, born in Henry County, Georgia, enlisted as a private in the thirtieth Georgia Regiment and rose to the rank of Colonel of the Regiment. His regiment bore its full share of danger and toil and the regiment never went into action except under his gallant leadership. After the war he served as the Mayor of Griffin, Georgia, State Senator, Supreme Court Judge, and became Governor of the State of Georgia in 1883 upon the death of Governor Stephens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1883.
 
Location. 34° 52.3′ N, 85° 17.269′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of Boynton Avenue and West 10th Street, on the right when traveling south on Boynton Avenue. 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. Hood Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Longstreet Avenue (about 400 feet away); Bragg Avenue (about 700 feet away); Crittenden Avenue (approx.
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By Brandon Fletcher, September 14, 2013
2. Boynton Avenue Marker
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0.2 miles away); Rosencrans Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd Michigan Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 4th Tennessee Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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