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

9th Michigan Infantry

 
 
Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Loveall, September 22, 2013
1. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Inscription.
(Front)
Michigan
to her
Ninth Regiment of Infantry
John G. Parkhurst, Colonel, commanding
Provost Guard, Thomas' Corps

(Rear)
Sept. 18th, 1863, this regiment occupied positions near Crawfish Springs: on the 19th train guard to Chattanooga: on the 20th marched to a position on the Dry Valley Road near the base of this hill, where it performed important services: later to Rossville Gap.
 
Erected 1895 by the State of Michigan. (Marker Number MT-888.)
 
Location. 34° 55.493′ N, 85° 16.817′ W. Marker is near Lytle, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Lytle Road 0.1 miles east of Younes Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located east of the U.S. 27 overpass. Marker is in this post office area: Rossville GA 30741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named 9th Michigan Infantry (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Deas' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hindman's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Manigault's Brigade (approx.
Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Loveall, September 22, 2013
2. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Right side of monument.
0.2 miles away); Johnson's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); McNair's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery M, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); 121st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Statue is missing. Only the base with inscriptions remain.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Loveall, September 22, 2013
3. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
From the book "Historical Sketches of the Ninth Michigan Infantry by Charles W. Bennett (1913)
4. Ninth Michigan Monument at Chickamauga Marker
Monument with the Statue of John G. Parkhurst, Colonel
9th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
5. 9th Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking west along Lytle Road.
9th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
6. 9th Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking east along Lytle Road.
9th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
7. 9th Michigan Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2013, by Bruce Loveall of West Point, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 22, 2013, by Bruce Loveall of West Point, Kentucky.   5, 6, 7. submitted on July 19, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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