Monument

8th Wisconsin Battery Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



8th Wisconsin Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:01:34
1. 8th Wisconsin Battery Monument
 

Inscription:
8th
Wisconsin
Battery
3rd. Brigade, 1st. Division,
26th. Corps.

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
need text


8th Wisconsin Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:59:53
2. 8th Wisconsin Battery Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Company/Battery
Military Arm: Artillery




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.4158  W 85° 16.3344. 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 north 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.




Other monuments to the 8th Wisconsin Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1073.



Comments about this monument:
The monument was built in 1895. It has a 6' x 6' at the base and 15'8" high, This is a smooth-faced obelisk with four narrow rock-faced bands. From base, obelisk has raised lettering, crossed bronze cannons & wreath, state seal, and five-pointed star in relief.


8th Wisconsin Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:01:03
3. 8th Wisconsin Battery Monument
 
8th Wisconsin Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:01:39
4. 8th Wisconsin Battery Monument
 
8th Wisconsin Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:01:43
5. 8th Wisconsin Battery Monument
One of two cannons flanking the monument. 
8th Wisconsin Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:01:41
6. 8th Wisconsin Battery Monument
One of two cannons flanking the monument. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 15, 2014. This page has been viewed 135 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 15, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 were submitted on 08/15/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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