Monument

15th Georgia Infantry Marker

Sept. 19, 1863 4 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



15th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:58:02
1. 15th Georgia Infantry Marker
 

Inscription:
C.S.A.
Georgia.
15th Infantry.
Colonel Dudley M. DuBose.
Major P.J. Shannon.
Benning's Brigade.
Law's Hood's Division.
4 p.m., September 19, 1863.



15th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:57:36
2. 15th Georgia Infantry Marker
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.273  W 85° 15.645. 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. Parking is also available on Viniard Road.


To reach this monument:
Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road north of Viniard Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. 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.

Site of Log School House (MT-1444) (about 108 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-602) (about 141 feet away) ; 20th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1308) (about 153 feet away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Monument (MT-858) (about 160 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-535) (about 175 feet away) ; 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-680) (about 190 feet away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (about 201 feet away) ; Benning's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133) (about 204 feet away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-592) (about 213 feet away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-676) (about 216 feet away) ; 17th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1306) (about 263 feet away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (about 317 feet away) ; 2nd Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1296) (about 400 feet away) ; 38th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-684) (about 434 feet away) ; Robertson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1207) (about 441 feet away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded


Other monuments to the 15th Georgia Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1303.



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 19, 1863 at 4 pm.


15th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:57:52
3. 15th Georgia Infantry Marker
 
15th Georgia Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:56:06
4. 15th Georgia Infantry Marker
Path leading to the 15th 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 30, 2019. This page has been viewed 126 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 30, 2019. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 01/30/2019 by Byron Hooks.


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