Monument

4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 14:58:12
1. 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker
 
Inscription:
Georgia.
4th Battalion
Sharpshooters.
Major T.D. Caswell.
Captain B.M. Turner.
Lieutenant Joel Towers.
Bates Brigade.
Stewart's Division.
11:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.



4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on August 9, 2016
2. 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Marker
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Sharpshooters




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.441  W 85° 15.4182. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road near  N 34° 55.6765  W 85° 15.3551 .


To reach this monument:
Park on Battleline Road near the Alabama State Monument. The Alabama Monument is located to the south east of the road. A path leads from the AL monument to the marker in the wooded area.



Other nearby monuments on the battlefield

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Alabama State Monument (about 166 feet away) ; 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (about 449 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Plaque (about 509 feet away) ; 21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument (about 525 feet away) ; 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery Plaque (about 528 feet away) ; Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque (about 558 feet away) ; Turchin's Brigade Plaque (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 18th Kentucky (USA) Marker (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 92nd Ohio Infantry Monument (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 4th U. S. Artillery, Battery H, Plaque (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 20th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Bate's Brigade (CSA) Plaque (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Deshler’s Brigade Plaque (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 37th Georgia Infantry Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 75th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (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-1299.



Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Georgia marker, built between 1898 and 1899. The marker is 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, at 11:30 a.m.


4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 14:58:03
3. 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 28, 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 28, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 05/28/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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