Monument

Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker

Sept. 19, 1863 4 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:58:03
1. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
 

Inscription:
C. S. A.
Georgia
Peeples’ Battery
Capt. Tyler M. Peeples
Triggs Brigade.
Preston’s Division.
4 P. M. Sept. 19, 1863



Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:55:24
2. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
View, looking east, toward the two markers for Peeple's Georgia Battery. 




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.319  W 85° 15.237. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road near  N 34° 54.0922  W 85° 15.0982 .
Parking is available in a gravel lot on the south side of Viniard Road.


To reach this monument:
Marker can be reached from Viniard Road half a mile east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east. Parking is available in a gravel lot on the south side of Viniard Road (N 34 54.091 W 85 15.105). The maker is along a path that crosses Viniard Road east of the parking area near the 7th Indiana Mounted Infantry marker (MT-784). Follow the path north (left when headed east) to a second path that leads off to the west (your left, when walking north). This secondary path will take to the two markers to Peeple's Georgia Battery. Continue along this path to the marker to the 8th Kansas Infantry



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Peeple's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1264) (a few steps from this marker) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Marker (MT-860) (about 509 feet away) ; Bledsoe's Missouri Battery Tablet (MT-1335) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; York's Georgia Battery, Battery E Marker (MT-1275) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-827) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Tablet (MT-1343) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-783) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee (MT-427) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1170) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1271) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-825) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Hood's Division Tablet (MT-437A) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1191) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Buckner's Corps Tablet (MT-435) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 17th Indiana Regiment Mounted Infantry Marker (MT-784) (approx. 0.3 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded


Other monuments to the Peeple's Georgia Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1265.



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 two crossed cannons in relief above it. It marker the units location in September 19, 1863, at 4 P.M.


Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 11:58:00
3. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
 



Classification:
Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Marker
Level: Company/Battery
Military Arm: Artillery


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on November 16, 2018. This page has been viewed 19 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on November 16, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 11/16/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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