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Battle of Chickamauga

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Battle of Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2009
1. Battle of Chickamauga Marker
Inscription. Nine miles west of here on Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th, 1863, the bloody battle of Chickamauga was fought. Here, Federal forces of about 60,000 under Major-General William S. Rosecrans, U.S.A., fought the two day battle with Confederates, numbering about 66,000 under General Braxton Bragg, C.S.A. Federal losses were about 16,179, Confederate losses were about 17,804. It was a bloody victory for the Confederacy from which it never recovered.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 023-15.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 54.917′ N, 85° 6.561′ W. Marker is in Ringgold, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street and Tennessee Street, on the right when traveling north on Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is in a small triangular park in downtown Ringgold formed by US 41, Lafayette Street and Tennessee Street;. Marker is in this post office area: Ringgold GA 30736, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Catoosa County War Memorial ( about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Western & Atlantic Depot
Battle of Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2009
2. Battle of Chickamauga Marker
The buildings in the background are on US 41, Nashville Street, in Ringgold. Tennessee Street is to the left.
( about 500 feet away); Confederate Hospitals ( about 500 feet away); Catoosa County ( about 500 feet away); Flame of Freedom ( about 500 feet away); Actions At Ringgold ( about 700 feet away); The Whitman House ( approx. 0.2 miles away); The Evans House ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ringgold.
 
More about this marker. The marker has been newly erected in 2009 after having been missing for many years,
 
Also see . . .  Chickamauga Campaign. Essays and official reports pertaining to the campaign. (Submitted on May 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2009
3. Battle of Chickamauga Marker
Looking almost due east, with buildings on US 41, Nashville Street, in the background.
Battle of Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 21, 2009
4. Battle of Chickamauga Marker
Looking south; the building is on Lafayette Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,454 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 22, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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