3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker

Sept. 20, 1863 3:00 PM

Battle of Chickamauga

3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:39:37
1. 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker

3d Cavalry.
Colonel R. Thompson.
Crew's Brigade.
Wharton's Division.
3 P.M., September 20, 1863.

3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:40:18
2. 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker

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

Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 53.0019  W 85° 16.0945. Map it

The monument is located outside of the park.

Parking is available on Lee-Gordon Mill Circle near  N 34° 53.0017  W 85° 16.1046 .
Residential street.

Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Lytle's Brigade Plaque (MT-615) (Is only 50 feet away) ; 88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-708) (Is only 70 feet away) ; 36th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-683) (Is only 79 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-534) (about 109 feet away) ; Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-469) (about 113 feet away) ; 2nd Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1278) (about 180 feet away) ; Buell's Brigade tablet (MT-557) (about 266 feet away) ; 4th Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1283) (about 363 feet away) ; Harker's Brigade Plaque (MT-591) (about 498 feet away) ; Twenty-First Army Corps Plaque (MT-470) (about 498 feet away) ; Thomas’ Corps sign (MT-423W) (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Hall's House (MT-1448) (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; 65th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1319) (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; Jeffress’ Virginia Battery Plaque (MT-1417) (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; Gracie’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1154) (approx. 1.3 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.

This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1281.

Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Georgia marker built in 1898-1899. It is a rock-faced, peaked-top granite slab, 4'6" wide x 6' high x 1'8" thick, that carries an inscription, with a horseshoe carved in relief above it. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 3:00 p.m.

Lee and Gordon's Mill, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:53:56
3. Lee and Gordon's Mill


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