This Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel William H. Young commanding, occupied a position at Lee and Gordon's Mills from the afternoon of September 18th, 1863, till about 3:00 P.M. September 19th, when it was ordered at double quick to this position. It went into
action at this place about 4:00 P.M. and continued in action the line alternately advancing and receding, till about 6:00 P.M.
September 20th, it first occupied a position near the Brotherton House till about 11:00 A.M. when it was ordered with the Division to the left at double quick. While executing this movement by the flank, it was struck by the advancing enemy and forced to
the ridge near the Vidito Place. It there rallied and fought until it lost connection with the rest of the Army and finally retired to Rossville.
Number Engaged, Commissioned Officers 23: Enlisted Men 354: Loss, Killed, Officers 5: Enlisted Men 23: Wounded, Officers 6: Enlisted Men 133: Captured or Missing 45: Aggregate 212: Most of this occurred on the 19th.
This monument is
visible from the road. It is located at
N 34° 54.2254 W 85° 15.6709.
Parking is available on Viniard Road
N 34° 54.2191 W 85° 54.2191
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This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the architect was the Vermont Grants Co of Barre, VT. The monument was built between 1894 and 1898.This 7' x 5' x 12' monument has a double-slab, pyramidal base supporting vertical slab with granite bas relief of draped allegorical female standing amid the debris of battle & offering a branch. The word “Peace” is inscribed above the branch. Sculpted ammunition boxes form the base, each is inscribed 1000 Rounds, Cal 58. Raised letter inscription on base.
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