Monument

George W. Landrum Memorial Monument

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



George W. Landrum Memorial Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:44:18
1. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
 
Inscription:
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 his family.




George W. Landrum Memorial Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:44:06
2. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Individual
Military Arm: None Selected


This monument markers the location of a were the solder was killed or wounded.


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.3637  W 85° 16.4208. Map it

Parking is available on Chickamauga-Vittetoe Road near  N 34° 55.3904   W 85° 16.517


To reach this monument:
Marker can be reached from Chickamauga-Vittetoe Road 0.1 miles east of Lytle Road, on the left when traveling south. Parking area & trailhead are at these coordinates (34.923174,-85.275283). Head up the trail, take the first right, marker is located a short distance on left.
Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded



NPS/SIRIS Data
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-423.




Comments about this monument:
This monument was created in 1894. It is a 12'6" tapering granite cross set on battered 5'6" x 4'11" base. Base has raised letter inscription, and cross has inset carved laurel wreath. Located east of Vittetoe House site.


 

By Byron Hooks, on 2018-10-01
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3. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
View, looking south, of the back of the George W. Landrum Memorial Monument.
 
 

By Byron Hooks, on 2018-10-01
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4. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
View, looking south, of the monument and the path leading to it.
 
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on October 01, 2018. This page has been viewed 14 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on October 09, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 10/01/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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