29th Georgia Infantry Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.669 W 085° 14.059
16S E 661271 N 3866461
Quick Description: This monument to the Georgia 29th Infantry Regiment is located near the Bragg Headquarters monument on Brotherton Rd. in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/14/2011 1:11:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMC1GC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
This monument to the Georgia 29th Infantry Regiment, is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863.

Text on monument:

C.S.A.
Georgia 29th Infantry
Lt. George R. McRae
Wilson’s Brigade
Walker’s Division
8:30 A. M. Sept. 19, 1863



Infantry


Wilson's Brigade consisted of the 25th Georgia, 29th Georgia, 30th Georgia, 1st Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters and the 4th Louisiana Battalion during the Chickamauga campaign. A line of markers nearby shows the locations of each regiment at 8:30 A. M. on Sept. 19, 1863.


From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1312
  LCS ID: 008872




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 19, 1863, at 8:30 a.m.

Long Physical Description

Monument is located in the southern section of the Chickamauga Battlefield along the LaFayette Road, map site #248.

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. Wikipedia - Chickamauga Confederate order of battle

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

Address:
located near the Bragg Headquarters monument on Brotherton Rd. in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

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