Monument

21st Michigan Infantry Detachments Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



21st Michigan Infantry Detachments Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:04:47
1. 21st Michigan Infantry Detachments Monument
 

Inscription:
TWENTY-FIRST MICHIGAN
INFANTRY DETACHMENT
LIEUTS. A. E. BARR AND C. E. BELNAP
COMMANDING


On the morning of Sept. 20th, this detachment was the extreme right of Sheridan's Division, rallying from skirmish line about the Glenn House, separated from main command, surrounded by the enemy, they held this position more than one hour until relieved by Wilder's Brigade.


Julius O. Campbell, Private Co. H, right of the skirmish line was killed in the road south near the base of this hill.




21st Michigan Infantry Detachments Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:04:57
2. 21st Michigan Infantry Detachments Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.4333  W 85° 16.3418. 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. The plaque is south of the tower. 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-896.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1895. It is 4' x 1'6" x 10' high, the monument is a rock-faced vertical slab with a bronze inscription tablet and a bronze state seal.


21st Michigan Infantry Detachments Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:04:52
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Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 15, 2014. This page has been viewed 158 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 were submitted on 08/15/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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