Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
4th Georgia Cavalry
—Wharton's Division —
Colonel Isaac W. Avery.
3 P.M., September 20, 1863.
Erected 1898 by the State of Georgia. (Marker Number MT-1283.)
Location. 34° 53.06′ N, 85° 16.076′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Lee-Gordon Mill Circle north of Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the high ground, over looking the Lee-Gordon Mill, and is situated about midway between the Lee-Gordon Mill and the LaFayette Road, on residential property. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Marker located south of the Chickamauga Battlefield near Lee and Gordon Mill in Chickamauga, GA”. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 Lee-Gordon Mill Circle, La Fayette GA 30728, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twenty-First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Harker's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry (within shouting Wood's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 36th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (about 400 feet away); Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (about 400 feet away); Start of the Atlanta Campaign (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “A rock-faced, peaked-top granite slab, 4'6" wide x 6' high x 1'8" thick, that carries an inscription, with a horseshoe carved in relief above it. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 3:00 p.m.”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on April 23, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 10, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.