Civil War Battlefield Monuments
2nd Georgia Infantry Marker
Sept. 19, 1863 4 pm
Battle of Chickamauga
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:42:13
1. 2nd Georgia Infantry Marker
Lieutenant Colonel William S. Shepherd.
Major W.W. Charlton.
Law's Hood's, Division.
4 P.M., September 19, 1863.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:42:03
2. 2nd Georgia Infantry Marker
View, looking east, toward the front of the marker and LaFayette Road.
Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.325 W 85° 15.694.
Parking is available on LaFayette Road near N 34° 54.252 W 85° 15.6876 .
Pull out on west side of LaFayette Road.
To reach this monument:
Marker is on LaFayette Road 0.1 miles north of Viniard-Alexander Road, on the right when traveling south. This historical marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the west side of LaFayette Road.
Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.
There are 15 monuments nearby.
17th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1306)
(about 148 feet away) ;
Benning's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133)
(about 203 feet away) ;
Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-592)
(about 207 feet away) ;
72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-826)
(about 220 feet away) ;
35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-680)
(about 229 feet away) ;
20th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1308)
(about 247 feet away) ;
8th Kansas Infantry Monument (MT-858)
(about 316 feet away) ;
Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-602)
(about 350 feet away) ;
Site of Log School House (MT-1444)
(about 368 feet away) ;
Wood's Division Tablet (MT-535)
(about 385 feet away) ;
15th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1303)
(about 400 feet away) ;
15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079)
(about 504 feet away) ;
25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-676)
(about 524 feet away) ;
26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980)
(approx. 0.1 miles away) ;
Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument (MT-424)
(approx. 0.1 miles away) ;
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Other monuments to the 2nd Georgia Infantry Regiment on the battlefield
2nd Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1297)
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This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
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 a cartridge box carved in relief above it. It marks the unit’s location on September 19, 1863 at 4:00 P.M.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:41:38
3. 2nd Georgia Infantry Marker
View, looking west, toward the back of the marker from LaFayette Road.
Military Arm: Infantry
This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on November 24, 2018. This page has been viewed 62 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on November 25, 2018. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on November 24, 2018.
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