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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rossville, 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 (72) Hamilton County, TN (558)  CatoosaCounty(803) Catoosa County (803)  WalkerCounty(367) Walker County (367)  WhitfieldCounty(72) Whitfield County (72)  HamiltonCountyTennessee(558) Hamilton County (558)
Location of Rossville, Georgia
    Catoosa County (803)
    Walker County (367)
    Whitfield County (72)
    Hamilton County, Tennessee (558)
 
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1Georgia (Catoosa County), Rossville — none — 84th Indiana Infantry
84th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Occupied This Spot September 19th, 1863.Map (db m106537) HM
2Georgia (Catoosa County), Rossville — 84th Indiana Infantry — Whitaker's Brigade — Steedman's Division —
In this area, on September 19th 1863, the first desperate fighting for control of the vitally important rail center of Chattanooga took place. The Eighty-fourth Indiana Regiment, memorialized by a marker on this property was part of a 60,000 . . . Map (db m106538) HM
3Georgia (Catoosa County), Rossville — General Daniel Newnan
On yonder hill rests the remains of General Daniel Newnan Born 1780 - Died 1851 Veteran of the War of 1812 Major General Georgia Militia, 3rd Division, 1817 Secretary of State 1825 - 1827 U.S. Congressman 1831 - 1833 This Monument . . . Map (db m68924)
4Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-216 — 27th U.S. Missouri Infantry
27th MO Infty. U.S.A. Gained and occupied this position in advance of Osterhaus Division. Nov. 25, 1863Map (db m81665) HM
5Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — Chief John Ross — Freemason
On May 29, 1963 the grand lodge of Georgia, Free and Accepted Masons, with M. W. Brother Ralph A. Perry, Grand Master, presiding, dedicated the restored John Ross House, home of John Ross, principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (1828-1866) and . . . Map (db m130172) HM
6Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-79 — Cruft's Division — Granger's Corps. — Brig. Gen. Charles Cruft. —
No. 3...................................... U. Cruft's Division - Granger's Corps Brig. Gen. Charles Cruft. Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M. 2d Brigade - Brig. Gen. Walter C. Whitaker. 3d Brigade - Col. . . . Map (db m46427) HM
7Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-86 — Geary's Division — Slocum's Corps. — Brigadier General John W. Geary —
Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps Brigadier General John W. Geary November 25, 1863, 3:30 p.m. 1st Brigade - Colonel William R. Creighton 2nd Brigade - Colonel George A. Cobham, Jr. 3rd Brigade - Colonel David Ireland . . . Map (db m105540) HM
8Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — Home of John Ross
Home of John Ross Great Chief of the Cherokees Born Oct.3.1790 Died Aug.1.1866 Marked by William Marsh Chapter Daughters American Revolution July 12, 1922Map (db m130171) HM
9Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-75 — Hooker's Column — Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker. — Nov. 25, 1863, 3 P.M. —
Hooker's Column. Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker. Nov. 25, 1863, 3 P.M. Osterhaus' Division, 15th Corps - Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus. Cruft's Division, 4th Corps - Brig. Gen. Charles Cruft. Geary's Division, 12th . . . Map (db m46556) HM
10Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-193AB — Iowa State Monument
[Front Side] May this shaft register alike the sacrifice of our fallen brothers and our purpose to perpetuate their memory by citizenship worthy of the heritage they left us, a re-united and glorious union. [Left Side, . . . Map (db m81666) HM
11Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-120 — Ireland's Brigade — Geary's Division — Slocum's Corps —
Ireland's Brigade Geary's Division - Slocum's Corps. Colonel David Ireland November 25, 1863, 4 P.M. 60th New York - Colonel Abel Godard 78th New York - Lieutenant Colonel Herbert von Hammerstein 102nd New York - . . . Map (db m105594) HM
12Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 146-12 — John Ross Home
This comfortable two-story log house was the home of Cherokee Chief John Ross from boyhood until he went west over the "Trail of Tears," losing his Indian wife enroute. Although only one-eighth Indian himself, Ross was the elected "Principal Chief" . . . Map (db m12673) HM
13Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 6 — McFarland's Gap — The Battle of Chickamauga Ends in Retreat — Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails —
By nightfall on Sunday, September 20, 1863, more than two-thirds of the surviving Federal “Army of the Cumberland” had retreated from the Chickamauga battlefield through this narrow gap in Missionary Ridge. One of the Federal army's . . . Map (db m142875) HM
14Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 146-14 — Old Federal Road
The first vehicular and postal route of Georgia to Rossville was the Federal Road across the Cherokee Nation. Beginning on the southeast Indian boundary in the direction of Athens, Georgia, the thoroughfare led this way toward Nashville via Tate, . . . Map (db m12676) HM
15Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-91 — Osterhaus' Division — Blair's Corps. — Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus. —
No. 4....................................................U. Osterhaus' Division - Blair's Corps. Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus. Nov. 25, 1863, 3 P.M. 1st Brigade - Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods. 2nd Brigade . . . Map (db m43276) HM
16Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — #32 — Rossville Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
A major objective of General Braxton Bragg's Confederate Army of Tennessee during the Chickamauga Campaign was to block the Federal Army from Chattanooga. Similarly, General William Rosecrans' Federal Army of the Cumberland made every effort to keep . . . Map (db m67740) HM
17Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — Rossville High Alumni Veteran's Memorial
In Memoriam Rossville High Alumni who gave their lives in the service of their country. Marion E. Patrick May 6, 1967 Eddie Holland Jan. 5, 1968 Dennis Melton June 6, 1968Map (db m47085) HM
18Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — Rossville Memorial Fountain
Dedicated to the glory of God in memory of the sons and daughters of this community who laid down their lives in defense of their country Dedicated May 30, 1968Map (db m47084) HM
19Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 31 — Rossville, McFarland House & Spring — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
At the time of the Civil War the community of Rossville, Georgia consisted of no more than a half dozen buildings. The most conspicuous of these structures was a two-story log dwelling built in 1797 by John McDonald, maternal grandfather of John . . . Map (db m130173) HM
20Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — 30 — The Xzanders G. McFarland House and McFarland Gap — Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
Mr. Xzanders Gordon McFarland of Walker County(Rossville Georgia) was a slave holder. So when the Civil War took his two oldest sons into the army, he gathered his slaves, his four teenage daughters and his stock and went to South Georgia for . . . Map (db m39268) HM
21Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-23 — To Missionary Ridge
To Missionary Ridge To Bragg Headquarters 3-1/2 Miles To De Long Tower 5-3/8 Miles To Tunnel Hill 7-1/8 Miles Map (db m122611) HM
22Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-137 — Williamson's Brigade — Osterhaus' Division — Blair's Corps —
Williamson's Brigade Osterhaus' Division - Blair's Corps Colonel James A. Williamson November 25, 1863 4th Iowa - Lieutenant Colonel George Burton 9th Iowa - Colonel David Carskaddon 25th Iowa - Colonel George A. . . . Map (db m105778) HM
23Georgia (Walker County), Rossville — MT-141 — Woods' Brigade — Osterhaus' Division - Blair's Corps. — Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods. —
Woods' Brigade. Osterhaus' Division - Blair's Corps. Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods. Nov. 25th, 1863. 13th Illinois - Lieut. Col. Frederick W. Partridge. 3d Missouri - Lieut. Col. Theodore Meumann. 12th Missouri - Col. . . . Map (db m43271) HM
 
Apr. 22, 2021