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

3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry

Harrison's Brigade

 

—Wharton's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
1. 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
C.S.A.
Georgia.
Companies "A," "E," "F."
3d Confederate.
Harrison's Brigade
Wharton's Division.
5:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Georgia. (Marker Number MT-1287.)
 
Location. 34° 52.254′ N, 85° 17.572′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical monument is located in the downtown area, in front of a public park at Crawfish Springs, almost directly in front of the Crawfish Springs water tower, between the sidewalk and the roadway. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Marker is located in downtown Chickamauga, GA.”. Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp George H. Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of Lytle (within shouting distance of this marker); Sickness at Camp Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); North and South Reunited
3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
2. 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historical monument looking north along Cove Road.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Georgia Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawfish Spring (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 5:30 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
 
3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
3. 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historical monument looking south along Cove Road, with a view of the Crawfish Spring's water tower in the left background.
3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
4. 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historical monument, from across the street, looking north along Cove Road, with a view of the Crawfish Spring's water tower in the right background.
3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
5. 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historical monument, from across the street, in front of the entrance to the Gordon-Lee Mansion, looking north along Cove Road.
3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
6. 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historical monument from across the street, with a view of the base of the Crawfish Spring's water tower in the near background.
3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
7. 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historical monument from across the street, with a view of the Crawfish Spring's water tower in the near background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 28, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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