Monument

Alabama State Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



Alabama State Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 14:54:45
1. Alabama State Monument
 

Inscription:
Text from the west side of the monument:

In tender memory of
Alabama soldiers
who fought and fell on
Chickamauga Battlefield.
———————
This shaft shall point to
those exciting scenes and
visions long since flown,
for memory is the only
friend that grief can
call its own.

Alabama


Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Text from the north side of the monument:

September 19-20, 1863


Other inscriptions:
Text from the east side of the monument:

Montgomery

Text from the south side of the monument:

Here We Rest

Alabama State Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 14:57:32
2. Alabama State Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Monument
Level: State
Military Arm: None Selected




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.4681  W 85° 15.4213. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road near  N 34° 55.506  W 85° 15.4409 .


To reach this monument:
The monument is on the east side of Battleline Road at the rear of a clearing.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker (MT-1299) (about 166 feet away) ; 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-994) (about 291 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-523) (about 346 feet away) ; 21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument (MT-767) (about 359 feet away) ; 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery Plaque (MT-766) (about 363 feet away) ; Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque (MT-1242) (about 400 feet away) ; Turchin's Brigade Plaque (MT-642) (about 516 feet away) ; 18th Kentucky (USA) Marker (MT-873) (about 516 feet away) ; 92nd Ohio Infantry Monument (MT-1019) (about 521 feet away) ; 4th U. S. Artillery, Battery H, Tablet (MT-1051) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Deshler’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1149) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 75th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-834) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-522) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 11th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-959) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 20th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1393) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1239.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1913, Cozant, Tocoa & Betts, E. E. was the Architect. The monument is 32'6" high consists of two-step base measuring 7' square and a pedestal with four carved stone cannon tubes at the corners that supports an obelisk with a single carved band. Inscriptions adorn the pedestal.


Alabama State Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 14:56:38
3. Alabama State Monument
 
Alabama State Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 14:57:13
4. Alabama State Monument
 
Alabama State Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 14:56:46
5. Alabama State Monument
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 27, 2017. This page has been viewed 9 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 28, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 were submitted on 05/27/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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