65th Georgia Infantry Marker

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

65th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 14:07:53
1. 65th Georgia Infantry Marker


65th Infantry Col. R. H. Moore Kelly’s Brigade. Preston’s Division Sunday, Sept. 20, 1863.

65th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 14:07:49
2. 65th Georgia Infantry Marker

Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Marker
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry

Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 53.8133  W 85° 15.082. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road near  N 34° 54.0833  W 85° 15.1037 .
Gravel Parking area on the south side of the road.

To reach this monument:
Parking is available in a gravel lot on the south side of Viniard Road. From the parking area on Viniard Road follow the path south. The path will fork, take the right (east) path.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Jeffress’ Virginia Battery Plaque (MT-1417) (here, next to this marker) ; Gracie’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1154) (a few steps from this marker) ; Kelly’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1177) (Is only 61 feet away) ; Preston’s Division Tablet (MT-1112) (Is only 79 feet away) ; Preston's Division Tablet (MT-1111) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Hall's House (MT-1448) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Trigg’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1219) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Cheatham’s Division – Polk’s Corps Plaque (MT-1090) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-759) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 123rd Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-724) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-812) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-846) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Liddell's Division Tablet (MT-1103) (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (approx. 0.7 miles away) ; Walker's Reserve Corps. Tablet (MT-447) (approx. 0.7 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1319.

Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Georgia Infantry marker, installed in 1899. A rock-faced, peaked-top granite slab, 4'6" wide x 6' high x 1'8" thick, that carries an inscription, with a cartridge box carved in relief above it. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863.

65th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 14:07:18
3. 65th Georgia Infantry Marker
Markers are for Jeffress' Virginia Battery (CSA), 65th Georgia (CSA), Gracie's Brigade (CSA), Preston's Division (CSA) and Kelly's Brigade (CSA).  


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