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

Bragg Avenue

 

—General Braxton Bragg, CSA 1817-1876 —

 
Bragg Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
1. Bragg Avenue Marker
Inscription.
Bragg, born in Warrenton, North Carolina, graduated from West Point in 1837 and joined the artillery. Bragg saw service in the Seminole War and the Mexican War before resigning from the army in 1856. Bragg joined the Confederate Army and became Commander of Army of Tennessee, and commanded the troops at Chickamauga. In February 1864 he became Chief of Staff to Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States. After the war he became a civil engineer.

 
Location. 34° 52.306′ N, 85° 17.413′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is at the intersection of Gordon Street and Bragg Avenue (unopened), on the right when traveling west on Gordon Street. Touch for map. This marker is located on the eastern edge of the downtown business district, just before where a bend in the roadway turns Gordon Street into West 10th Avenue. The maker faces the east to west roadway traffic, very near the curb, and is located very near a railway crossing. 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. Rosencrans Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Longstreet Avenue
Bragg Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
2. Bragg Avenue Marker
View of the marker looking east along the roadway.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Michigan Cavalry (about 400 feet away); Lee Avenue (about 400 feet away); 4th Tennessee Cavalry (about 400 feet away); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away); 3rd Georgia Cavalry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Bragg Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
3. Bragg Avenue Marker
View of the marker looking west along the roadway, into the downtown business district.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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