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

Wilder Avenue

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, September 26, 2015
1. Wilder Avenue Marker
Inscription.  
Colonel John T. Wilder, USA

Wilder led the bombardment of the Confederate positions in Chattanooga August 21 and convinced Bragg that an invasion of Chattanooga was going to happen. His Corp defended Alexander's Bridge and the LaFayette Road against the Confederate Army.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is August 21, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 52.382′ N, 85° 17.575′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilder Avenue and Gordon Street, on the right when traveling south on Wilder 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. Lee Avenue (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (about 600 feet away); 2nd Georgia Cavalry (about 700 feet away); 4th Georgia Cavalry (about 700 feet away); Thomas Avenue (about 800 feet away); 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry (about 800 feet away); Contributions of Enslaved African to the Area
Wilder Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, September 26, 2015
2. Wilder Avenue Marker
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(about 800 feet away); The Gordon - Lee Mansion (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
 
Wilder Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, September 26, 2015
3. Wilder Avenue Marker
Wilder Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, September 26, 2015
4. Wilder Avenue Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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