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

9th Michigan Infantry

 
 
Ninth Michigan Marker at Chickamauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Loveall, September 22, 2013
1. Ninth Michigan Marker at Chickamauga Marker
Inscription.
Ninth Michigan
Infantry
12:30 P.M. Sept. 20, 1863

 
Erected 1895 by the State of Michigan. (Marker Number MT-889.)
 
Location. 34° 55.539′ N, 85° 16.965′ W. Marker is near Lytle, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of Lytle Road and Younes Drive, on the right when traveling west on Lytle Road. Touch for map. West of the U.S. 27 overpass and very near where the roadway crosses the railroad tracks. 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); Battery M, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); 121st Ohio Infantry (approx. half a mile away); 39th North Carolina Infantry (approx. half a mile away); 78th Illinois Infantry (approx. half a mile away); 23rd Tennessee Infantry (approx. half a mile away); 25th Tennessee Regiment (approx. half a mile away); 25th Tennessee Infantry (approx. half a mile away).
 
More about this marker. Note, that on visiting this marker in July of 2018, it was difficult to locate because
9th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
2. 9th Michigan Infantry Marker
View of marker in a small cave of area foliage.
it was almost entirely enveloped by the area foliage, and although the plants had been cleared off of this marker, it was mostly hidden from the roadway in a small "cave" of foliage.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
9th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
3. 9th Michigan Infantry Marker
A more distant view of marker in a small cave of foliage, located a short distance north of the edge of the roadway.
9th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
4. 9th Michigan Infantry Marker
A partial view of the marker, in the extreme right of the picture, situated a short distance away from the railroad crossing.
 
 
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 319 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 22, 2013, by Bruce Loveall of West Point, Kentucky.   2, 3, 4. 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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