Monument

20th Georgia Infantry Marker

Sept. 19, 1863 4 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



20th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:49:30
1. 20th Georgia Infantry Marker
 

Inscription:
C.S.A.
Georgia.
20th Infantry.
Colonel J.D. Waddell.
Benning's Brigade.
Law's Hood's Division.
4 p.m., September 19, 1863.



20th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:49:15
2. 20th Georgia Infantry Marker
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.292  W 85° 15.665. Map it

Parking is available on LaFayette Road near  N 34° 54.2676  W 85° 15.6875 .
Parking is available on the west side of Lafayette road, tour stop 5. A cross walk is located near the parking area.


To reach this monument:
Marker is on LaFayette Road north of Viniard Road, on the right when traveling north. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is one of a number of monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated near the site of the battle era, log school house.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Benning's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133) (Is only 58 feet away) ; 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-680) (Is only 61 feet away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-592) (Is only 75 feet away) ; 17th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1306) (about 113 feet away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Monument (MT-858) (about 119 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-602) (about 140 feet away) ; Site of Log School House (MT-1444) (about 140 feet away) ; 15th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1303) (about 153 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-535) (about 188 feet away) ; 2nd Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1296) (about 247 feet away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (about 285 feet away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-676) (about 304 feet away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (about 406 feet away) ; 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-826) (about 423 feet away) ; Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument (MT-424) (about 513 feet away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 20th Georgia Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1308.



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 in September 19th, 1863, at 4 PM.


20th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:49:08
3. 20th Georgia Infantry Marker
 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on January 28, 2019. This page has been viewed 146 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on January 29, 2019. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 01/28/2019 by Byron Hooks.


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