Monument

15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker

Sept. 20, 1863 11 a.m.

Battle of Chickamauga



15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:22:47
1. 15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
View, looking west, toward the front of the marker. 

Inscription:
15th Wisconsin
Infantry
11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863



15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:22:52
2. 15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Marker
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.929  W 85° 15.759. Map it

Parking is available on LaFayette Road near  N 34° 55.0796  W 85° 15.6428 .
Paved pullout at the Brotherton Cabin.


To reach this monument:
Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road south of Dyer Road, on the right when traveling south. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, in a field south of the Brotherton Cabin, a short distance west of the LaFayette Road. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this marker is located in the, “Brotherton Field", near the split rail fence on the southern side of the field



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

74th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1015) (about 143 feet away) ; 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Marker (MT-859) (about 153 feet away) ; 7th Indiana Battery Tablet (MT-738) (about 160 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-603) (about 188 feet away) ; 41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1000) (about 191 feet away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-677) (about 208 feet away) ; 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-843) (about 220 feet away) ; Dick's Brigade Tablet (MT-580) (about 223 feet away) ; 7th Indiana Battery Monument (MT-740) (about 254 feet away) ; 11th Michigan Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-892) (about 263 feet away) ; 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-811) (about 291 feet away) ; Reynolds’ Division Tablet (MT-521) (about 330 feet away) ; Stanley's Brigade Tablet (MT-631) (about 335 feet away) ; 19th Indiana Battery Tablet (MT-760) (about 389 feet away) ; 19th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-763) (about 393 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Farm Field





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1080.



Comments about this monument:
According to the National Park Service, the marker was created in 1895. It is construction out of granite and is a simple rectangular slab measuring 1'6" x 1' x 3'. The slanted tops carries a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.


15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:22:35
3. 15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
View, looking north, across the Brotherton Field. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 11, 2018. This page has been viewed 22 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on September 11, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 09/11/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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