Monument

3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker

Sept. 20, 1863, 5:30 PM

Battle of Chickamauga



3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 12:27:15
1. 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker
 

Inscription:
C.S.A.
Georgia.
3d Cavalry.
Colonel R. Thompson.
Crew's Brigade.
Wharton's Division.
5:30 P.M., September 20, 1863.



3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 12:27:21
2. 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 52.283  W 85° 17.539. Map it

The monument is located outside of the park.

Parking is available on On Cove Road (GA 341) near Gordon Street, Chickamauga, GA .


To reach this monument:
This historical monument is located in the downtown area, in front of the Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church Offices. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Marker is located in downtown Chickamauga, GA”



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

2nd Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1279) (Is only 30 feet away) ; Thomas’ Corps sign (MT-423W) (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Buell's Brigade tablet (MT-557) (approx. 1.5 miles away) ; 2nd Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1278) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; 88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-708) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; Lytle's Brigade Plaque (MT-615) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1281) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; 36th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-683) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-469) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-534) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; 4th Georgia Cavalry Marker (MT-1283) (approx. 1.6 miles away) ; Twenty-First Army Corps Plaque (MT-470) (approx. 1.7 miles away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-591) (approx. 1.7 miles away) ; 59th Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-692) (approx. 2.4 miles away) ; Post's Brigade Tablet (MT-623) (approx. 2.4 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 3rd Georgia Cavalry Regiment on the battlefield






Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Georgia marker built in 1898-1899. It is a rock-faced, peaked-top granite slab, 4'6" wide x 6' high x 1'8" thick, that carries an inscription, with a horseshoe carved in relief above it. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 5:30 p.m.


3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
3. 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker
 
3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
4. 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historical monument (near left monument) looking south along Cove Road. 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on January 01, 2021. This page has been viewed 72 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 01, 2021. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 01/01/2021 by Byron Hooks.


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