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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chickamauga, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Catoosa 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 Catoosa County, GA (803) Walker County, GA (367) Whitfield County, GA (71) Hamilton County, TN (558)  CatoosaCounty(803) Catoosa County (803)  WalkerCounty(367) Walker County (367)  WhitfieldCounty(71) Whitfield County (71)  HamiltonCountyTennessee(558) Hamilton County (558)
Location of Chickamauga, Georgia
    Catoosa County (803)
    Walker County (367)
    Whitfield County (71)
    Hamilton County, Tennessee (558)
 
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1Georgia (Catoosa County), Chickamauga — Clarissa Hunt Plantation — and Confederate Courier's Grave — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail —
On the east side of the West Chickamauga Creek, a short distance from Lee and Gordon's Mills, on the LaFayette Road, was the imposing "Snow Hill" plantation that had been established by James H. Hunt. He operated the area's post office, called Snow . . . Map (db m82789) HM
2Georgia (Catoosa County), Chickamauga — Glass's Mill Battle Site — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
Glass's Mill was a multi-story frame structure that stood on the southeastern bank of West Chickamauga Creek about two miles from Crawfish Spring, providing the grain grinding needs for a number of families living in the surrounding area. Glass's . . . Map (db m82817) HM
3Georgia (Catoosa County), Chickamauga — Glass's Mill Battle Site — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
After the war, whenever veterans got together, there was much talk of great artillery duels. many would speak of General Thomas' battle line of cannons at Chickamauga. But in fact, the only real artillery duel of the battle took place at Glass's . . . Map (db m82840) HM
4Georgia (Catoosa County), Chickamauga — Henderson Plantation — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
John S. Henderson, the son of a Scottish immigrant, came to the local area from Tennessee with his brother William and an African slave woman named Millie. He bought land that included the old farm of Jesse Lane, where the stage stopped, another . . . Map (db m82792) HM
5Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-893 — 11th Michigan Infantry — Stanley's Brigade — Negley's Division —
Eleventh Michigan Infantry Morning September 19, 1863Map (db m105680) HM
6Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — 26th Tennessee Infantry / 1st Georgia Infantry Memorial
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
7Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1278 — 2nd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
8Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1279 — 2nd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
9Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-883 — 2nd Michigan Cavalry — Campbell's Brigade — McCook's Division. —
Second Michigan Cavalry September 1863, 18th, Blue Bird Gap. 19th, Pond Spring, Bird's Mill. 20th, Glass Mill, Crawfish Spring.Map (db m105688) HM
10Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-683 — 36th Illinois Infantry
Illinois 36th Infantry Lytle's Brigade 5 P.M. 19th to 3:30 A.M. 20th of September 1863.Map (db m76123) HM
11Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1286 — 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry — Harrison's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
12Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1287 — 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry — Harrison's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
13Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1281 — 3rd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
14Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1280 — 3rd Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
15Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1283 — 4th Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
16Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1282 — 4th Georgia Cavalry — Crew's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
17Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1374 — 4th Tennessee Cavalry — Harrison's Brigade — Wharton's Division —
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
18Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-708 — 88th Illinois Infantry
Illinois 88th Infantry Lytle's Brigade 5 P.M. 19th to 3:30 A.M. 20th of September 1863.Map (db m76126) HM
19Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — American Indian Occupation of the Area — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
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
20Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Bailey's Crossroads — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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 m168089) HM
21Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Bird's Mill and Worthens' Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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
22Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Boynton Avenue — Colonel James Boynton, CSA 1833-1902
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
23Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Bragg Avenue — General Braxton Bragg, CSA 1817-1876
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
24Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-557 — Buell's Brigade — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
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
25Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Camp George H. Thomas — Historic Camp Thomas
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
26Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Cavalry Corps. — Brigadier General Robert B. Mitchell.
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
27Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Chickamauga Prince Hall Lodge No. 221 — Free and Accepted Masons of Georgia — First Charter 1915, Second Charter June 11, 1926 —
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
28Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Clark Lee: Chickamauga's Black Confederate Soldier — The Gordon-Lee Mansion
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
29Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Contributions of Enslaved African to the Area — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
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
30Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Cooper's Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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
31Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — 4 — Crawfish Spring — A "Magnificent" Respite from Carnage
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
32Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Crittenden Avenue — Major General Thomas L. Crittenden, USA 1819-1893
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
33Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Crittenden's Corps at Lee and Gordon's Mills — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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 m76190) HM
34Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-469 — Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument — 21st Army Corps
Field Headquarters 21st Army Corps Maj. Gen. Thomas L Crittenden, Daylight, Sept. 19, 1863.Map (db m13209) HM
35Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-574 — Cruft's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
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
36Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-578 — Dick's Brigade — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
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
37Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT--471 — Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland — Major General William S. Rosecrans
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
38Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — General Joe Wheeler's Attack — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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
39Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-588 — Grose's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
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
40Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-591 — Harker's Brigade — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
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
41Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-596 — Hazen's Brigade — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
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
42Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-1162 — Helm's Brigade — Breckinridge's Division — Hill's Corps —
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
43Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Hood Avenue — Major General John Bell Hood, CSA 1831-1879
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
44Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-462 — Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army.
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
45Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-544 — J. Beatty's Brigade — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps. —
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
46Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — 5 — Lee & Gordon's Mills — A Chickamauga Landmark — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails —
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
47Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — 146-15 — Lee and Gordon's Mill
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
48Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Lee Avenue — General Robert E. Lee, CSA 1807-1870 —
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
49Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-423 — Lieut. George W. Landrum
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
50Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Longstreet Avenue — Battle of Chickamauga
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
51Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-615 — Lytle's Brigade — Sheridan's Division — McCook's Corps —
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
52Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Martin Davis House and Farm
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)
53Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
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 m142972) HM
54Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
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
55Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Medal of Honor Heritage Trail — Chickamauga - September - 1863
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
56Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-508-08A — Negley's Division — Thomas' Corps. — Major General James S. Negley. —
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
57Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — North and South Reunited — Historic Camp Thomas
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
58Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Owing's Ford and Childress Plantation — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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
59Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-516 — Palmer's Division — Crittenden's Corps — Major General John M. Palmer —
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
60Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Rosencrans Avenue — Major General William S. Rosencrans, USA 1819-1898
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
61Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-548 — S. Beatty's Brigade — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps —
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
62Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Sickness at Camp Thomas — Historic Camp Thomas
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
63Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Skirmish at McLemore’s Cove — Opportunity Lost, September 10-11, 1863
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 m88679) HM
64Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Skirmish at McLemore’s Cove — The Confederate Plan an Attack, September 9 – 10, 1863
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 m88680) HM
65Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Skirmish at McLemore’s Cove — Bragg Sees an Opportunity, September 9-11, 1863
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 m88683) HM
66Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Start of the Atlanta Campaign — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
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
67Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Stephens Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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
68Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — The Gordon - Lee Mansion — Historic Chickamauga Georgia
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
69Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — The Real Rock of Chickamauga — Historic Chickamauga
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
70Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — The Town of Lytle — Historic Camp Thomas
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
71Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Thomas Avenue — Major General George H. Thomas, USA 1816-1870
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
72Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-423w — Thomas' Corps
Route of night march of Thomas' Corps Sept. 18, 1863.Map (db m39223) HM
73Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Thomas' Night March — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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
74Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-470 — Twenty-First Army Corps — Major General Thomas L. Crittenden
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
75Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-530 — Van Cleve's Division — Crittenden's Corps. — Brigadier General Horatio P. Van Cleve —
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
76Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-472 — Wheeler's Cavalry Corps — Major General Joseph Wheeler
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
77Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — 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
78Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — MT-534 — Wood's Division — Crittenden's Corps — Brigadier General Thomas J. Wood —
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
 
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