Monument

3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By National Park Service, on 2012/07/25 07:30:51
1. 3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker
 

Inscription:
3rd (James) Battalion South Carolina Infantry
Commanders
Capt. Joshua M. Townsend (Killed)
Capt. G. M. Whitner.



3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:56:14
2. 3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Marker
Level: Battalion
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.6172  W 85° 16.2227. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe Road near  N 34° 55.6688  W 85° 16.1432 .


To reach this monument:
This monument the 3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry is located in the northwest section of the Chickamauga National Military Park, along a ridge called Snodgrass Hill, more specially on Hill #2 of Horseshoe Ridge. To view this historical marker drive to the parking area on Snodgrass Hill, proceed westward on foot, along the southern crest of the ridge for a little more than 0.1 of a mile, to Hill #2, near the southern edge of the clearing, just inside of the woods, along a trail in front of the 35th Ohio Infantry Monument.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.



Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded Snodgrass Hill / Hill #2 of Horseshoe Ridge





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1348.



Comments about this monument:
This marker to the 3rd rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Regiment was sponsored by the state of South Carolina in 1901. The marker is a simple, rectangular, rock-faced block mounted on a rock-faced base, 3' wide x 2' high x 1.5' deep, with a smooth-faced area on the top that carries an inscription. It marks regiment's position on September 20, 1863.


3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:56:29
3. 3rd Battalion South Carolina Infantry Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on July 28, 2018. This page has been viewed 38 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on July 30, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 07/28/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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