Civil War Battlefield Monuments
65th Georgia Infantry Marker
Sept. 20, 1863
Battle of Chickamauga
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.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 14:07:49
2. 65th Georgia Infantry Marker
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.
Parking is available on Viniard Road at 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.
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Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
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.
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).
This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 17, 2017. This page has been viewed 5 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on May 17, 2017.
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