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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Walker County, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Walker County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Walker County, GA (371) Catoosa County, GA (813) Chattooga County, GA (10) Dade County, GA (14) Floyd County, GA (43) Gordon County, GA (75) Whitfield County, GA (85) DeKalb County, AL (32) Hamilton County, TN (603)  WalkerCounty(371) Walker County (371)  CatoosaCounty(813) Catoosa County (813)  ChattoogaCounty(10) Chattooga County (10)  DadeCounty(14) Dade County (14)  FloydCounty(43) Floyd County (43)  GordonCounty(75) Gordon County (75)  WhitfieldCounty(85) Whitfield County (85)  DeKalbCountyAlabama(32) DeKalb County (32)  HamiltonCountyTennessee(603) Hamilton County (603)
LaFayette is the county seat for Walker County
Adjacent to Walker County, Georgia
      Catoosa County (813)  
      Chattooga County (10)  
      Dade County (14)  
      Floyd County (43)  
      Gordon County (75)  
      Whitfield County (85)  
      DeKalb County, Alabama (32)  
      Hamilton County, Tennessee (603)  
 
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1Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-893 — 11th Michigan Infantry — Stanley's Brigade — Negley's Division —
On Euclid Avenue near Cove Road, on the left when traveling east.
Eleventh Michigan Infantry Morning September 19, 1863Map (db m105680) HM
2Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — 26th Tennessee Infantry / 1st Georgia Infantry Memorial
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) north of Lee Clarkson Road, on the left when traveling north.
Text on the Front Side: Dedicated to the honor and valor of the men of 1st Company H, 26th Tennessee Confederate Infantry Regiment July 8, 1861, reorganized as 2nd Company I, 1st Georgia Confederate Infantry Regiment, November 8, . . . Map (db m106548) HM WM
3Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1278 — 2nd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
C.S.A. Georgia. 2d Cavalry. Lieutenant Colonel F.M. Ison. Crew's Brigade Wharton's Division. 3 P.M. September 20, 1863.Map (db m76120) HM
4Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1279 — 2nd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the left when traveling south.
C.S.A. Georgia. 2d Cavalry. Lieutenant Colonel F.M. Ison. Crew's Brigade Wharton's Division. 5:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.Map (db m77512) HM
5Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-883 — 2nd Michigan Cavalry — Campbell's Brigade — McCook's Division. —
On Euclid Avenue east of Cove Road, on the left when traveling north.
Second Michigan Cavalry September 1863, 18th, Blue Bird Gap. 19th, Pond Spring, Bird's Mill. 20th, Glass Mill, Crawfish Spring.Map (db m105688) HM
6Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-683 — 36th Illinois Infantry
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Red Belt Road, on the left when traveling north.
Illinois 36th Infantry Lytle's Brigade 5 P.M. 19th to 3:30 A.M. 20th of September 1863.Map (db m76123) HM
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7Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1286 — 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry — Harrison's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
C.S.A. Georgia. Companies A. E. F. 3d Confederate. Harrison's Brigade. Wharton's Division. 3 P.M., September 20, 1863.Map (db m76115) HM
8Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1287 — 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry — Harrison's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the left when traveling south.
C.S.A. Georgia. Companies "A," "E," "F." 3d Confederate. Harrison's Brigade Wharton's Division. 5:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.Map (db m77530) HM
9Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1280 — 3rd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the left when traveling south.
C.S.A. Georgia. 3d Cavalry. Colonel R. Thompson. Crew's Brigade. Wharton's Division. 5:30 P.M., September 20, 1863.Map (db m77507) HM
10Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1281 — 3rd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
C.S.A. Georgia. 3d Cavalry. Colonel R. Thompson. Crew's Brigade. Wharton's Division. 3 P.M., September 20, 1863.Map (db m76119) HM
11Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1282 — 4th Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the left when traveling south.
C.S.A. Georgia. 4th Cavalry. Colonel Isaac W. Avery. Crew's Brigade. Wharton's Division. 5:30 P.M. September, 20, 1863.Map (db m77503) HM
12Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1283 — 4th Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle north of Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
C.S.A. Georgia. 4th Cavalry. Colonel Isaac W. Avery. Crew's Brigade. Wharton's Division. 3 P.M., September 20, 1863.Map (db m76113) HM
13Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1374 — 4th Tennessee Cavalry — Harrison's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
On Euclid Avenue east of Cove Road, on the left when traveling north.
Tennessee 4th Regiment Baxter Smith's Harrison's Brigade Wharton's Division Wheeler's Cavalry 5:30 p.m. September 20, 1863Map (db m105692) HM
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14Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-708 — 88th Illinois Infantry
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Red Belt Road, on the left when traveling north.
Illinois 88th Infantry Lytle's Brigade 5 P.M. 19th to 3:30 A.M. 20th of September 1863.Map (db m76126) HM
15Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — American Indian Occupation of the Area — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the right when traveling south.
There were humans living in what is now Walker County as early as around 10,000 B.C. For thousands of years the people subsisted through hunting and gathering of wild plant foods. The Middle Woodland period (ca. 200 B.C. - 400 A.D.) was marked by . . . Map (db m77661) HM
16Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Bailey's Crossroads — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
On Georgia Route 193 at West Cove Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 193. Reported missing.
At the base of Lookout Mountain, in 1863, there was a crossroads community known as Bailey's Crossroads. All three of these areas had considerable action during the Chickamauga Campaign in September 1863. The first of these to be entered by the . . . Map (db m194484) HM
17Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Bethel Church
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) 0.4 miles south of Bonds Road, on the right when traveling south.
March the 25th 1854, The following members having assembled, and after preaching by Elder E. Dyer, then convened for the purpose of the constitution of a church agreeable to appointment; when brethren E. Dyer and Aaron Fitsgerald met as a . . . Map (db m208705) HM
18Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Bird's Mill and Worthens' Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
On Baker and Hearn Circle, 0.6 miles south of Cove Road (Georgia Route 341), on the right when traveling south.
Bird's Mill was built on West Chickamauga Creek during the 1840's by Philemon Bird, a member of a prominent and wealthy Georgia family. The mill was constructed well away from the creek on a long mill race that was dug by hand to bring the water to . . . Map (db m168205) HM
19Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Boynton Avenue — Colonel James Boynton, CSA 1833-1902
On Boynton Avenue at West 10th Street, on the right when traveling south on Boynton Avenue.
Boynton, born in Henry County, Georgia, enlisted as a private in the thirtieth Georgia Regiment and rose to the rank of Colonel of the Regiment. His regiment bore its full share of danger and toil and the regiment never went into action except . . . Map (db m88976) HM
20Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Bragg Avenue — General Braxton Bragg, CSA 1817-1876
On Gordon Street at Bragg Avenue (unopened), on the right when traveling west on Gordon Street.
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 . . . Map (db m82726) HM
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21Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-557 — Buell's Brigade — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
Buell's Brigade Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel George P. Buell. Sept. 20, 1863. 100th Illinois - Colonel Frederick A. Bartleson. 58th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel . . . Map (db m76127) HM
22Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Camp George H. Thomas — Historic Camp Thomas
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street.
In 1895, the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park became the country's first National Military Park. The following year, Congress passed legislation allowing the Military Park to be used as a training ground for the Army. As war with . . . Map (db m82704) HM
23Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Cavalry Corps. — Brigadier General Robert B. Mitchell.
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) at Euclid Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Cove Road.
Cavalry Corps. Brigadier General Robert B. Mitchell. September 17th to September 22, 1863. 1st Division - Colonel Edward M. McCook. 2d Division - Brigadier General George Crook. The Cavalry Corps . . . Map (db m77541) HM
24Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Chickamauga Prince Hall Lodge No. 221 — Free and Accepted Masons of Georgia — First Charter 1915, Second Charter June 11, 1926 —
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) at Knox Drive, on the right when traveling south on Cove Road.
Present building completed in 1924, rededication, 1952. Organized by once enslaved and first generation freed African Americans. During segregation, in Walker County's African American communities, Masons are active in the building & support of . . . Map (db m168181) HM
25Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Clark Lee: Chickamauga's Black Confederate Soldier — The Gordon-Lee Mansion
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street.
Clark was born to a fifteen year old enslaved African woman named Emeline in January, 1848. He was born and grew up in one of the six two-room brick slave houses on the Gordon Plantation in what is now the town of Chickamauga. James Gordon came to . . . Map (db m77679) HM
26Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Contributions of Enslaved African to the Area — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street.
Enslaved Africans created the Gone with the Wind-like society of prewar Georgia. James Gordon came to this area shortly after Cherokee removal. He bought several of the land lottery lots and established a slave plantation. As his wealth grew, he . . . Map (db m82702) HM
27Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Cooper's Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
On Hidden Hollow Lane, 0.5 miles east of Lookout Mountain Scenic Highway (Georgia Route 136), on the left when traveling east.
The first obstacle facing the Federal Army in the September 1863 invasion of Walker County was getting over Lookout Mountain. Cooper's Gap, Stevens' Gap, and Dougherty's Gap proved to be serviceable. "Ascertaining that the rebels were just . . . Map (db m168059) HM
28Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — 4 — Crawfish Spring — A "Magnificent" Respite from Carnage
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341).
Crawfish Spring was the first name given to the modern community Chickamauga, Georgia. Cherokees lived in this area before their forced removal in 1838, with their Chickamauga District courthouse located near the spring. In the 1840s an early white . . . Map (db m12314) HM
29Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Crittenden Avenue — Major General Thomas L. Crittenden, USA 1819-1893
On Crittenden Avenue at East 10th Street, on the left when traveling south on Crittenden Avenue.
Crittenden, born in Russelville, Kentucky, was a lawyer before the war, and served as US Council in Liverpool, England. He joined the military and fought in the Mexican War. He commanded the 21st Corp at Chickamauga. After the war he served as . . . Map (db m88980) HM
30Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Crittenden's Corps at Lee and Gordon's Mills — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
Near Red Belt Road south of Lee-Gordon Mill Circle.
On September 11, the last Confederate forces withdrew around 4:30 p.m. across the creek to a stand of timber about a half mile east of the mills. Harker's federals moved into position near the mills at that time. After placing a "strong cordon . . . Map (db m192509) HM
31Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-469 — Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument — 21st Army Corps
On Lee and Gordon Mill Circle, on the left when traveling north.
Field Headquarters 21st Army Corps Maj. Gen. Thomas L Crittenden, Daylight, Sept. 19, 1863.Map (db m13209) HM
32Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-574 — Cruft's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps
On Lafayette Road north of Local Route 27, on the right when traveling south. Reported missing.
Cruft's Brigade Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General Charles Cruft. September 19, 1863, Morning. 31st Indiana - Colonel John T. Smith. 1st Kentucky - Lieutenant Colonel Alva R. Hadlock. 2d . . . Map (db m103058) HM
33Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-578 — Dick's Brigade — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps
On Lafayette Road (U.S. 27) at Lee-Gordon Mill Circle, on the left when traveling south on Lafayette Road. Reported missing.
Dick's Brigade. Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel George F. Dick. Sept. 19, 1863, Morning 44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich. 86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick. 13th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel . . . Map (db m103133) HM
34Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT--471 — Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland — Major General William S. Rosecrans
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the right when traveling south.
Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland. Major General William S. Rosecrans. From morning September 16th to 11 a.m. September 19th, 1863. 14th Army Corps - Major General George H. Thomas. 20th Army Corps . . . Map (db m77556) HM
35Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — General Joe Wheeler's Attack — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
Near Red Belt Road south of Lee-Gordon Mill Circle.
In the late morning of September 20, 1863, General Joseph Wheeler's cavalry rode north along the east side of West Chickamauga Creek to the area opposite Lee and Gordon's Mills. They arrived at that point around 3:00 p.m. Most of Wheeler's . . . Map (db m76189) HM
36Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-588 — Grose's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps
On Lafayette Road, on the left when traveling south. Reported missing.
Grose's Brigade. Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Colonel William Grose September 19, 1863, Daylight 84th Illinois - Colonel Louis H. Waters. 36th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Oliver H. P. Carey. 36th Indiana . . . Map (db m103055) HM
37Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-591 — Harker's Brigade — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Lafayette Road (Route 27), on the right when traveling north.
Harker's Brigade. Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Col. Charles G. Harker. Sept. 19, 1863, morning. 3rd Kentucky - Colonel Henry C. Dunlap. 64th Ohio - Colonel Alexander McIlvain. 65th . . . Map (db m76151) HM
38Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-596 — Hazen's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps
Near Lafayette Road north of U.S. 27, on the left when traveling south. Reported missing.
Hazen's Brigade Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General William B. Hazen. September 19, 1863, Morning. 9th Indiana - Colonel Isaac C.B. Suman. 6th Kentucky - Colonel George T. Shackleford. 41st Ohio . . . Map (db m103043) HM
39Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-1162 — Helm's Brigade — Breckinridge's Division — Hill's Corps
On Glass Mill Road west of Old Bethel Road, on the left when traveling west. Reported missing.
Helm's Brigade. Breckinridge's Division, Hill's Corps. Brigadier General Benjamin Hardin Helm. Colonel Joseph H. Lewis. September 19, 1863, 9 a.m. 41st Alabama, - Colonel Martin L. Stansel. 2nd Kentucky, - . . . Map (db m103152) HM
40Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Hood Avenue — Major General John Bell Hood, CSA 1831-1879
On Hood Avenue at West 10th Street, on the right when traveling south on Hood Avenue.
Hood, born in Owingsville, Kentucky, graduated from West Point in 1853 and joined the infantry. He saw frontier duty where he was wounded. He resigned from the US Army in 1861. He commanded Hood's Division of Longstreet's Corp at Chickamauga, . . . Map (db m88978) HM
41Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-462 — Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army.
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the right when traveling south.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Surgeon Glover Perin, U.S.A., Medical Director, Army of the Cumberland. Assistant Surgeon Dallas Bache, U.S.A., Assistant Medical Director, Army of the Cumberland. Surgeon F.H. Gross, U.S. Volunteers, . . . Map (db m77576) HM
42Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-544 — J. Beatty's Brigade — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps.
On Glass Mill Road west of Lofton Lane, on the right when traveling west. Reported missing.
Beatty's Brigade. Negley's Division, - Thomas' Corps. Brigader General John Beatty September 19, 1863, 2 A.M., 1st Position. 104th Illinois, - Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Hapeman. 42nd Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel William T.B. . . . Map (db m103130) HM
43Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — 5 — Lee & Gordon's Mills — A Chickamauga Landmark — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails —
Near Lee Gordan Mill Terrace at Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
Lee & Gordon's Mills became a familiar landmark for Federal and Confederate soldiers before and during the Battle of Chickamauga in September 1863. It is located along West Chickamauga Creek on the vital “State Road" between Chattanooga . . . Map (db m142897) HM
44Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — 146-15 — Lee and Gordon's Mill
On Red Belt Road, 0.1 miles east of Lee and Gordon Mill Circle, on the left when traveling east.
Lee and Gordon's Mill was built by James Gordon shortly after he came to this region from Gwinnett County in 1836. He rebuilt the grist mill in 1857, adding a saw mill and the first general store in this section. At the outbreak of the War . . . Map (db m13189) HM
45Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Lee Avenue — General Robert E. Lee, CSA 1807-1870 —
On Gordon Street at Lee Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Gordon Street.
Lee, born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, graduated from West Point in 1829 and joined the engineers. He saw action in the Mexican War. He served as superintendant of West Point 1852-55. He refused the offer to command the US troops at the . . . Map (db m82755) HM
46Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-423 — Lieut. George W. Landrum
Near Chickamauga-Vittetoe Road, 0.1 miles east of Lytle Road, on the left when traveling south.
Near this spot, Lieut. George W. Landrum, 2d. Ohio Regiment, Member of the Signal Corps, and serving upon The staff of Gen. Thomas, Fell Sept. 20, 1863, While bearing a message from Gen. Thomas to Gen. Rosecrans. Erected by . . . Map (db m124031) HM WM
47Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Longstreet Avenue — Battle of Chickamauga
On Longstreet Avenue at West 10th Street, on the right when traveling south on Longstreet Avenue.
General James Longstreet, C.S.A., was in command of the left wing of the Army of Tennessee, commanded by General Braxton Bragg. Longstreet's forces broke the federal lines at the Brotherton house, which threw the Union Army into full retreat to . . . Map (db m88975) HM
48Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-615 — Lytle's Brigade — Sheridan's Division — McCook's Corps —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
Lytle's Brigade Sheridan's Division - McCook's Corps. Brigader General William H. Lytle. September 19th, 1863, 4 P.M., 1st Position 36th Illinois - Colonel Silas Miller. 88th . . . Map (db m76122) HM
49Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Martin Davis House and Farm
On Hog Jowl Road south of Georgia Route 193, on the right when traveling south.
On January 28, 1850, Martin Davis purchased 160 acres of land along the Chickamauga Creek in Walker County, Georgia. Here a short time later, at the foot of Pigeon Mountain and with a clear view of Lookout Mountain, Martin would move his family . . . Map (db m155502)
50Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
On Lee Gordan Mill Terrace east of Red Belt Road, on the left when traveling east.
Captain Horace Porter was Chief of Ordnance for the , Army of the Cumberland. During the Battle of Chickamauga Porter served as a volunteer aide to General Rosecrans. During the Confederate breakthrough on September 20 Rosecrans yelled, . . . Map (db m142987) HM
51Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
On Lee Gordan Mill Terrace east of Red Belt Road, on the left when traveling east.
At the start of the American Civil War William E. Richey enlisted in Company A of the 15" Ohio Infantry Regiment. He was a corporal when he came to north Georgia in September 1863. In his report of the battle, Lieutenant Colonel Frank . . . Map (db m142990) HM
52Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
On Lee Gordan Mill Terrace east of Red Belt Road, on the left when traveling east.
Unlike most Civil War soldiers, William J. Carson (1) did not join one of the state volunteer regiments but went in the 15th United States Infantry Regiment. As a musician he rallied his unit in every action from Shiloh to Chickamauga. In . . . Map (db m192754) HM
53Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-508-08A — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps. — Major General James S. Negley.
On Glass Mill Road at Lofton Lane, on the right when traveling west on Glass Mill Road. Reported missing.
Text on the first of two tablets: Negley's Division, - Thomas' Corps. Major General James S. Negley. September 19th, 1863, Morning. 1st Brigade, - Brigadier General John Beatty. 2nd Brigade, - Colonel Timothy R. Stanley. . . . Map (db m103073) HM
54Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — North and South Reunited — Historic Camp Thomas
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street.
In 1898 the Spanish-American war allowed the South to demonstrate its loyalty and honor under fire. At first, secretary of war Russell A. Alger, was concerned that Southerners would not support the war due to bitterness over losing the Civil War. He . . . Map (db m82710) HM
55Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Owing's Ford and Childress Plantation — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
On Old Bethel Road, 0.2 miles east of Cove Road (Georgia Route 341), on the right when traveling east.
In 1863 there was a thriving farming community along West Chickamauga Creek in the vicinity of Birds Mill. One of the most important plantations was the Childress Plantation. Significance of this family was such that the road now known as Old . . . Map (db m168204) HM
56Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-516 — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps — Major General John M. Palmer
On Lafayette Road north of U.S. 27, on the left when traveling south. Reported missing.
Palmer's Division .......... Crittenden's Corps. Major General John M. Palmer. September 19th, 1863, forenoon 1st Brigade - Brigadier General Charles Cruft. 2nd Brigade - Brigadier General William B. Hazen. 3rd Brigade - Colonel . . . Map (db m103093) HM
57Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Rosencrans Avenue — Major General William S. Rosencrans, USA 1819-1898
On Gordon Street at Rosencrans Avenue (unopened), on the right when traveling west on Gordon Street.
Rosencrans, born in Delaware County, Ohio, graduated from West Point in 1842 and joined the engineers. He resigned from the U.S. Army in 1845 and became an architect and civil engineer. He commanded the Army of the Cumberland, which was defeated at . . . Map (db m82727) HM
58Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-548 — S. Beatty's Brigade — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps
On Lafayette Road (U.S. 27) north of Lee-Gordon Mill Circle, on the left when traveling south. Reported missing.
Beatty's Brigade Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General Samuel Beatty. September 19, 1863, Forenoon 79th Indiana, - Colonel Frederick Kneffler. 9th Kentucky, - Colonel George H. Cram. 17th Kentucky, - Colonel . . . Map (db m103132) HM
59Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Sickness at Camp Thomas — Historic Camp Thomas
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street.
As the summer of 1898 wore on complaints of sickness in Camp Thomas grew. Sanitary conditions were extremely unfavorable. The soldiers lacked bathing facilities, and those sent to Crawfish Springs to get drinking water drove their teams into the . . . Map (db m82714) HM
60Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Skirmish at McLemore’s Cove — Opportunity Lost, September 10-11, 1863
Near Georgia Route 193, 0.8 miles east of Cove Road (Georgia Route 341), on the right when traveling east. Reported unreadable.
Despite stout resistance by Confederate cavalrymen on the morning of September 10, Union Major General James Negley was able to deploy his men into a line of battle east of Davis' Crossroads (a few yards in front of you). However, the Federals . . . Map (db m210844) HM
61Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Skirmish at McLemore’s Cove — The Confederate Plan an Attack, September 9 – 10, 1863
Near Georgia Route 193, 0.8 miles east of Cove Road (Georgia Route 341), on the right when traveling east. Reported unreadable.
McLemore Cove is a sheltered valley located between the long finger of Lookout Mountain and the thumb-like spur of Pigeon Mountain. On September 9, the advance elements of the Federal 14th Corps, under the command of Major General James S. . . . Map (db m210845) HM
62Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Skirmish at McLemore’s Cove — Bragg Sees an Opportunity, September 9-11, 1863
Near Georgia Route 193, 0.8 miles east of Cove Road (Georgia Route 341), on the right when traveling east. Reported unreadable.
With four railroads and access to several natural passes through the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Chattanooga was the gateway to the deep South. The Union army's objective — to capture and destroy the Confederacy's industrial centers in . . . Map (db m210846) HM
63Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Start of the Atlanta Campaign — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
Near Red Belt Road south of Lee-Gordon Mill Circle.
Following the Federal victories at Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge in November, 1863, the Confederate army withdrew to Dalton, Georgia. The Federal Army at Chattanooga conducted periodic patrols into Walker County to forage and for . . . Map (db m76188) HM
64Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Stephens Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
On Fricks Gap Road at Harold Stevens Road, on the right when traveling east on Fricks Gap Road.
Jesse Stephens was a famer living at the base of the mountain. Although the Federal records usually misspelled his name as Stevens, the name of the gap and road are derived from him. The 1860 Federal Census shows him as a 54 year old Georgia native. . . . Map (db m168071) HM
65Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — The Gordon - Lee Mansion — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street.
When he first came to the area, James Gordon lived in the old Cherokee log house located in what was called the “Fort Field.” While here he determined to build the grandest house in the area. The full effort took seven years, and in 1847 . . . Map (db m82701) HM
66Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — The Real Rock of Chickamauga — Historic Chickamauga
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the right when traveling south.
At the start of the war some of the Walker County men retained their Unionist sympathies, but Lincoln's announcement of an unconstitutional military invasion of the south to force the seceding states back into the Union caused most of them to . . . Map (db m77627) HM
67Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — The Town of Lytle — Historic Camp Thomas
Near Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street.
The presence of military troops at the Chickamauga Park during the Spanish American war constituted the most activities seen there since the Civil War. A small community, called Lytle, grew up just outside the camp. A contemporary description . . . Map (db m82705) HM
68Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Thomas Avenue — Major General George H. Thomas, USA 1816-1870
On Gordon Street at Thomas Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Gordon Street.
Thomas, born in Southampton County, Virginia, graduated from West Point in 1840 and joined the artillery. He saw action in the Seminole War and the Mexican War and had frontier duty. He commanded the 14th Corp at Chickamauga. He became known as the . . . Map (db m82748) HM
69Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-423w — Thomas' Corps
On Lee-Gordon Mill Road at Osburn Road, on the right when traveling west on Lee-Gordon Mill Road.
Route of night march of Thomas' Corps Sept. 18, 1863.Map (db m39223) HM
70Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Thomas' Night March — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
On 5 Points Road east of Osburn Road, on the right when traveling west.
On September 18, 1863, the Confederate forces began a preliminary push against Reed's Bridge and Alexander's Bridge on the extreme left of the Federal position. Colonels Minty and Wilder, stationed at these bridges, had given General William . . . Map (db m82787) HM
71Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-470 — Twenty-First Army Corps — Major General Thomas L. Crittenden
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle south of Lafayette Road (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling north.
Twenty-First Army Corps. Major General Thomas L. Crittenden. 1st Division -- Brigadier General Thomas J. Wood. 2d Division -- Major General John M. Palmer. 3d Division -- Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve. . . . Map (db m76128) HM
72Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-530 — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps. — Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve
On Lafayette Road at Lee-Gordon Mill Circle, on the left when traveling south on Lafayette Road. Reported missing.
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve. September 19th, 1863, 4 P.M. 1st Brigade - Brigadier General Samuel Beatty. 2nd Brigade - Colonel George F. Dick. 3rd Brigade - Colonel Sidney M. . . . Map (db m103128) HM
73Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Veterans Memorial
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) 0.4 miles south of Bonds Road, on the right when traveling south.
Flag Pole and Planter dedicated to Veterans of Bethel Baptist Church who have served in the Armed Forces of the United StatesMap (db m208708) WM
74Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-472 — Wheeler's Cavalry Corps — Major General Joseph Wheeler
On Cove Road (Georgia Route 341), on the right when traveling south.
Wheeler's Cavalry Corps, Major General Joseph Wheeler, September 20, 1863, 7 P.M. Wharton's Division - Brigadier General John A. Wharton. Martin's Division - Brigadier General William T. Martin. . . . Map (db m77546) HM
75Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — Wilder Avenue
On Wilder Avenue at Gordon Street, on the right when traveling south on Wilder Avenue.
Colonel John T. Wilder, USA Wilder led the bombardment of the Confederate positions in Chattanooga August 21 and convinced Bragg that an invasion of Chattanooga was going to happen. His Corp defended Alexander's Bridge and the LaFayette . . . Map (db m89082) HM
76Georgia, Walker County, Chickamauga — MT-534 — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps — Brigadier General Thomas J. Wood —
On Lee-Gordon Mill Circle near Red Belt Road, on the right when traveling north.
Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps. Brigadier General Thomas J. Wood. September 11th, until 3 P.M. September 19th, 1863 1st Brigade - Colonel George P. Buell. 2d Brigade - Brigadier General . . . Map (db m76121) HM
77Georgia, Walker County, Davis Crossroads — 2 — Davis' Cross Roads — A Squandered Opportunity — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails
On Georgia Route 193 at Cove Road (Georgia Route 341), on the right when traveling west on State Route 193. Reported missing.
As Union Major General William S. Rosecrans' “Army of the Cumberland” entered Georgia in early September 1863, its three infantry corps were dangerously divided over a fifty mile radius. Most endangered was Major General George H. Thomas' 14th . . . Map (db m208720) HM
78Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-856 — 101st Indiana Infantry — King's Brigade — Reynolds' Division —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
Indiana. One Hundred and First Regiment Infantry. (Doan) Second Brigade. (King) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 5 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. Map (db m62526) HM WM
79Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-722 — 104th Illinois Infantry — Beatty's Brigade — Negley's Division —
On Glenn-Kelly Road east of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road, on the left when traveling north.
Illinois 104th Infantry. J. Beatty's Brigade. During the night 19-20 September, 1863. Map (db m107371) HM
80Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-779 — 10th Indiana Infantry — 2nd Brigade — 3rd Division —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
Indiana Tenth Regiment Infantry. (Carroll) Second Brigade. (Croxton) Third Division. (Brannan) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.Map (db m61310) HM
81Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-870 — 10th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers)
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
10th Kentucky Inf. U.S. vols.Map (db m62494) HM
82Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-958 — 10th Ohio Infantry — General Head-Quarters — Department of the Cumberland —
On Glenn-Viniard Road north of Wilder Road, on the right when traveling north.
Text from the front side of the Monument: 10th Ohio Infantry, General Head-Quarters Department of the Cumberland. Text from the back side of the Monument: The 10th Regiment was organized at Camp Dennison, . . . Map (db m99021) HM WM
83Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1384 — 10th Tennessee Infantry — Gregg's Brigade — Johnson's Division —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
Tennessee 10th Regt. Infty. Gregg's Brigade Johnson's Div. Sundown, Sept. 20, 1863Map (db m62562) HM
84Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1032 — 113th Ohio Infantry — Mitchell's Brigade, — Steedman's Division, —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
Text on the Front Side of Monument: 113th Ohio Infantry, Mitchell's Brigade, Steedman's Division, Reserve Corps. Text on the Back Side of Monument: To the memory of 131 Killed, Woun- ded and . . . Map (db m62597) HM WM
85Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-723 — 115th Illinois Infantry — 1st Brigade-Whitaker — 1st Division-Steedman — Reserve Corps - Granger —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
[Front Side of Marker] Illinois 115th Infantry. 1st Brigade - Whitaker. 1st Division - Steedman. Reserve Corps - Granger [Reverse Side of Marker] Commanded By Col - Jesse H. Moore. Sept. 20 - 1863. 2 P.M. to . . . Map (db m39240) HM
86Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-747 — 11th Indiana Battery — Lytle's Brigade — Sheridan's Division —
On Glenn-Kelly Road east of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road, on the left when traveling east.
11th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery 4 Napoleons, 2 3" Rifles. Lytle's Brigade, Sheridan's Division, McCook's Corps. September 20, 1863. Captain Arnold Sutermeister. Commanding 1st Lieutenant John Otto. 1st . . . Map (db m107395) HM
87Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-748 — 11th Indiana Battery — Lytle's Brigade — Sheridan's Division —
On Glenn-Kelly Road east of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road, on the left when traveling east.
Text on front side of monument: 11th Indiana Battery Text on back side of monument:
Indiana's Tribute To Her Eleventh Battery. Captain Arnold Sutermeister, Commanding. First Brigade (Lytle). Third . . . Map (db m107417) HM WM
88Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-890 — 11th Michigan Infantry — Stanley's Brigade — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps. —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
Text on Front side of Monument: Michigan To Her 11th Regiment Infantry Volunteers. Lieut. Col. Melvin Mudge, Commanding. Stanley's Brigade, Negley's Division, Thomas' Corps. Text on Right side of Monument: . . . Map (db m39300) HM
89Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1033A — 121st Ohio Infantry — Mitchell's Brigade, — Steedman's Division —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
Text Inscribed on Stone Monument: Thomas' Right 121st Ohio Infantry Mitchell's Brigade, Steedman's Division Reserve Corps. Text Inscribed on Monument Plaque: Sept. 19th, 1863, early in . . . Map (db m207983) HM WM
90Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-725 — 123rd Illinois Infantry — Wilder's Brigade — Reynolds' Division —
On Glenn-Viniard Road north of Wilder Road, on the right when traveling north.
Illinois 123rd Infantry, Wilder's Brigade, Noon, September 20, 1863.Map (db m98872) HM
91Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1035 — 124th Ohio Infantry — Hazen's Brigade — Palmer's Division —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
124th. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Hazen's Brigade. 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. September 20, 1863.Map (db m61657) HM
92Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1037 — 125th Ohio Infantry — Harker's Brigade — Wood's Division —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
[Frontside Text written on Stone]: 125th O.V.I. Col. Emerson Opdycke, Comdg. Harker's Brig., Wood's Div. 21st Army Corps. [Backside Text written on Plaque]: Sept. 19th, 1863, from 4:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. . . . Map (db m61830) HM
93Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1038 — 125th Ohio Infantry — Harker's Brigade — Wood's Division —
Near Glenn-Kelly Road north of Dyer Road, on the left when traveling north.
125th Regiment Ohio Infantry. Harker's Brigade. 12:30 Midday, September 20, 1863.Map (db m107532) HM
94Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1046 — 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry
On Dyer Road east of Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road, on the right when traveling east.
Text on the front side of the monument: 15th Pennsylvania "Anderson" Cavalry Department Headquarters Text on the back side of the monument: The Regiment under the command of Colonel William J. Palmer was . . . Map (db m120492) HM
95Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1354 — 15th South Carolina Infantry — Kershaw's Brigade — McLaws' Division —
On Vittetoe Road west of Glenn-Kelly Road, on the right.
15th. Regiment South Carolina Infantry Commander Colonel Joseph F. Gist.Map (db m121935) HM
96Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-782 — 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry — Wilder's Brigade — Reynolds' Division —
On Glenn-Viniard Road north of Wilder Road, on the left when traveling north.
Indiana Seventeenth Regiment (Mounted) Infantry. (Jones) First Brigade. (Wilder) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 12 M. to 1 P.M.Map (db m98839) HM
97Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-872 — 17th Kentucky Infantry (USA)
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
17th Kentucky Inf. U.S. vols.Map (db m62498) HM WM
98Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-968 — 17th Ohio Infantry — Connell's Brigade
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
Detachment of 17th. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Connell's Brigade. 1:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.Map (db m61303) HM
99Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1390 — 17th Tennessee Infantry — Fulton's brigade — Johnson's Division —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road when traveling west.
Tennessee 17th Regiment Infantry Fulton's Brigade Johnson's Division Sundown, September 20, 1863Map (db m137612) HM
100Georgia, Walker County, Fort Oglethorpe — MT-938 — 18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery — 1st Brigade - 1st Division — Reserve Corps. —
Near Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west.
[Text on Front Side]: 18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, 1st. Brigade, 1st Division. Reserve Corps. [Text on Back Side]: This battery, Capt. Charles C. Aleshire commanding, moved with the brigade . . . Map (db m61670) WM

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