Thursday, December 14, 2017

Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery










I've seen original pictures and the edges of the monument had artillery rammer/sponges.  There would have been four standing upright along the monument but those are long gone.

 


 And two markers, one for each day:
 



 













Wednesday, December 6, 2017

19th US Infantry






Sides are a little hard to read when wet





















Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

8th South Carolina



 A different angle makes it easier to read





A few views of the regiment attacking Snodgrass Hill


Thursday, November 30, 2017

9th Michigan








obviously not by design but it now has a tree growing from the top of the monument



And a marker




Monday, November 27, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

2nd Minnesota

Our final post of Minnesota week.  The 2nd Minnesota has three monuments at Chickamauga.  This one is on Snodgrass Hill, denoting the ending scenes of the battle.



 

 











Have a happy Thanksgiving.


Tuesday, November 21, 2017

2nd Minnesota

Minnesota week continues.  The 2nd Minnesota has three monuments at Chickamauga.  This one is on Reed's Bridge Road on the north end of the battlefield.