Monument

2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker

Battle of Chickamauga



2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:51:53
1. 2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker
 

Inscription:
2nd
3rd
5th
6th

Kentucky

Cav. U.S.



2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:51:57
2. 2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Marker
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Cavalry




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.3916  W 85° 16.3726. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road near  N 34° 54.4252  W 85° 16.3442 .


To reach this monument:
Parking is available at Wilder’s Tower on Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road. From there walk south to the monument. Addition parking is available in a second lot off of Glenn-Viniard Road.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.







NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-861.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1899. It is a 3' x 1'6" x 3'2" high, marker is a single block of granite, rock-faced at bottom and finished above, with a slanting top inscribed with "Kentucky" within a scroll and the unit's name.

This marker has been moved twice. First in 1966, in advance of a highway project that never happened, the monument was moved 260 feet. Then in 2002, the monument was returned to its original location.


2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:52:01
3. 2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 14, 2014. This page has been viewed 39 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 14, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 08/14/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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