Georgia 29th Infantry - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 56.079 W 085° 15.331
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Quick Description: This monument to the Georgia 29th Infantry is located on the north side Alexander Bridge Rd. in the Chickamauga National Military Park. It is one of many similar markers to Georgia units that fought here during the battle of Chickamauga.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/8/2011 6:59:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMCHD8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to the Georgia 29th Infantry in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marks their position at 12:30 P. M. Sept. 20, 1863 during the battle.

Text:
C.S.A.

Georgia
29th Infantry
Lt. George R. McRae.
Wilson’s Brigade
Gist Walker’s Division
12:30 P. M. Sept. 20, 1863





From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1311 (see note)
  LCS ID: 008873




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
07/25/1986

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

Short Significance Description:

Marker contributes to national significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents national movement among veterans & related groups to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

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. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 12:30 p.m.


Material(s)   
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)

1. 
Superstructure
Granite



Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:   
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1898
AD
1899
AD
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP Narrative
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War in Georgia – Georgia 29th Infantry Regiment


Note
Trailhead Graphics, Inc. has produced a map of the Chickamauga Battlefield showing the locations of all of the monuments and the markers on the battlefield. Each location on the map has a number associated with it that cross-references to an index on the back of the map that has the name of the marker (called the Chick-Chatt NMP monument numbering system). This number corresponds to the structure Number listed on the NPS List of Classified Structures that is normally prefixed with the letters MT for the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1899

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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