Monument

York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 13:53:52
1. York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument
 

Inscription:
C.S.A.
Georgia
Battery E
9th Artillery Battalion
Lt. W. S. Evertt.
Fulton’s Brigade
Johnson’s Division
2 to 5 P. M., Sept 20, 1863



York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/04/13 13:54:37
2. York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.4709  W 85° 16.4777. Map it

Parking is available on Snodgrass Field Road off of Vittetoe Road near  N 34° 55.614  W 85° 16.416 .


To reach this monument:
From the parking area on Snodgrass Hill, head west pass the monuments on the hilltop. A trail will continue to the west near the 87th Indiana and the 2nd Minnesota monuments. Follow this path until you reach a clearing. A path will lead to the west (straight) near the 78th Illinois and the 121st Ohio monuments. Follow this path to the monument for the 121st Ohio. Turn left (south) and follow the path passed the plaque for Manigault's Brigade (CSA). This monument can also be reached from Vittatoe Road.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

John W. Bull Memorial Marker (MT-446) (Is only 62 feet away) ; York’s Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1273) (about 127 feet away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1176) (about 140 feet away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1175) (about 146 feet away) ; McNair’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1196) (about 174 feet away) ; Gregg’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1161) (about 206 feet away) ; Dent’s Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1241) (about 209 feet away) ; Manigault’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1202) (about 493 feet away) ; McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1195) (about 525 feet away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1174) (about 529 feet away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1102) (about 566 feet away) ; Manigault's Brigade Tablet (MT-1201) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; George W. Landrum Memorial Monument (MT-423) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Hindman's Division Tablet (MT-1090) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Battery M, 1st Illinois Light Artillery Monument (MT-665) (approx. 0.1 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded path


Other monuments to the York's Georgia Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1274.




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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 03, 2015. This page has been viewed 226 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on September 03, 2015. Photos: 1, 2 were submitted on 09/03/2015 by Byron Hooks.


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