Bledsoe's C.S.A. Missouri Battery Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
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N 34° 55.173 W 085° 15.872
16S E 658527 N 3865496
Quick Description: This marker to Bledsoe's Missouri Battery, C.S.A., is located across from Dyer Field, along a wooded path east of Glen-Kelly Rd in the Chickamauga National Battlefield Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/27/2012 6:06:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMDVRG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to Bledsoe's Missouri Battery, is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This is one of two markers to Bledsoe's Missouri Battery on the battlefield.

Bledsoe’s MO Battery
Lieut. R. L. Wood

   Lieut. R. L. Wood
Gregg's Brigade - Johnson's Division - Left Wing: Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1337(see note)
  LCS ID: 003223

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:

Short Significance Description:

Monument contributes to nat'l significance of the park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

A simple 15" x 15" x 3' marble shaft with a slanting inscribed top marking unit's position during the battle.

Long Physical Description

Monument located within the Chickamauga Battlefield in woods along Glenn-Kelly Road, map site #175.

Structural Component(s)


Construction Period:
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer Occupation

My Sources
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Confederate Order of Battle

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: 1/1/1895

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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Related Website: [Web Link]

Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

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

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