Civil War Battlefield Monuments
9th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument
Battle of Chickamauga
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:54:05
1. 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument
9th “Lochiel” Veteran Cavalry
1st Brigade 1st Cavalry Division
Army of the Cumberland
Inscription on the rear of the monument:
The Ninth Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Cavalry
Lieutenant Colonel Roswell M. Russell, Commanding
Held the upper fords of the Chickamauga on the 19th and 20th of September 1863.
On the right of the line of battle in the vicinity of crawfish Springs until 3 o’clock P.M. of
the 20th then it was ordered held on the old Chattanooga Road to find and open communications with
General Sheridan. The regiment left the battlefield about sunset, September 20th
its rear guard repulse an attack of Calvary while covering the force falling back on that line.
It entered Chattanooga on the morning of the 22nd, taking a position in advance
of the entrenchments then being thrown up.
It forded the Tennessee River about 5 O’clock P.M.
under fire of the enemy's batteries on Missionary Ridge.
and went into camp opposite the city.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:54:02
2. 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument
Military Arm: Cavalry
Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.391 W 85° 16.3622.
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.
There are 15 monuments nearby.
17th Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-782)
(Is only 45 feet away) ;
2nd, 3rd, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry Marker (MT-861)
(Is only 52 feet away) ;
123rd Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-725)
(Is only 66 feet away) ;
2nd & 3rd Kentucky Cavalry (CSA) Marker (MT-1323)
(about 104 feet away) ;
Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument (MT-666)
(about 109 feet away) ;
2nd Michigan Cavalry Regiment Monument (MT-882)
(about 140 feet away) ;
8th Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery Plaque (MT-1072)
(about 172 feet away) ;
8th Wisconsin Battery Monument (MT-1073)
(about 205 feet away) ;
4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument (MT-769)
(about 213 feet away) ;
21st Michigan Infantry Detachments Monument (MT-896)
(about 277 feet away) ;
2nd Indiana Cavalry Regiment Monument (MT-768)
(about 311 feet away) ;
18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-757)
(about 350 feet away) ;
22nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-786)
(about 358 feet away) ;
18th Battery, Indiana Artillery Tablet (MT-751)
(about 358 feet away) ;
Wilder’s Brigade Tablet (MT-651)
(about 385 feet away) .
Map all of the Monuments
on the battlefield.
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
This monument is recorded in the Smithsonian Institution’s catalog of outdoor sculptures as control number
Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1894. 7' x 4' x 12' monument features 2-piece rock-faced base and smooth-faced vertical shaft with unit designation in pedestal and bronze relief panel of cavalryman tending to horse; peaked top.
This monument has been moved twice. First in 1966, in advance of a highway project that never happened, the monument was moved 135 feet. Then in 2002, the monument was returned to its original location. It was preserved 2012.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:53:46
3. 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:53:41
4. 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:54:44
5. 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:54:30
6. 9th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument
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