Civil War Battlefield Monuments
Peyton H. Colquit Memorial Shell Monument
Sept. 20, 1863, noon
Battle of Chickamauga
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 11:34:21
1. Peyton H. Colquit Memorial Shell Monument
Peyton H. Colquit
Colonel 46th Georgia.
Commanding Gist's Brigade,
Mortally wounded here
About noon September 20, 1863.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 11:34:30
2. Peyton H. Colquit Memorial Shell Monument
Military Arm: None Selected
This monument markers the location of a were the solder was killed or wounded.
Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.0336 W 85° 15.248.
Parking is available on Alexander Bridge Road near N 34° 56.0216 W 85° 15.2923 .
To reach this monument:
From the parking on Alexanders Bridge Road the memorial is east of the tablet for Breckinridge's Division.
Other nearby monuments on the battlefield
There are 15 monuments nearby.
Breckinridge's Division Tablet
(a few steps from this marker) ;
Gist's Brigade Tablet
(Is only 50 feet away) ;
4th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker
(about 104 feet away) ;
Walker's Division Tablet
(about 132 feet away) ;
5th Georgia Infantry Marker
(about 160 feet away) ;
6th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker
(about 205 feet away) ;
1st Confederate Georgia, 2nd Batl. Infantry Marker
(about 215 feet away) ;
Helm's Brigade Tablet
(about 234 feet away) ;
24th South Carolina Infantry Marker
(about 248 feet away) ;
2nd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker
(about 269 feet away) ;
1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker
(about 276 feet away) ;
8th Georgia Infantry Battalion Marker
(about 335 feet away) ;
9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker
(about 366 feet away) ;
46th Georgia Infantry Marker
(about 394 feet away) ;
2nd Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker
(about 405 feet away) .
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on the battlefield.
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 Memorial shell monument indicating the location of a where a officer was wounded / killed. The monument was designed by E. E. Betts and constructed between 1893 and 1895. This shell monument is 14'10" per side at base and 10' high, the monument consists of a pyramid of cannonballs set in cement & painted black, resting on a triangular molded limestone base. Attached to pyramid is a painted metal plaque identifying the site.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 11:33:37
3. Peyton H. Colquit Memorial Shell Monument
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