Historic Markers Across Georgia

Battle of Chickamauga 9 mi.

Marker ID: GHM 023-15
Location: At a small triangular park at Tennessee Street at Lafayette St at US 41, Ringgold, GA
County: Catoosa
Coordinates: N 34° 54.929    W 085° 06.561
  34.915489    -85.109347
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6PR4
Battle of Chickamauga 9 mi. Marker  


Nine miles west of here on Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th, 1863, the bloody battle of Chickamauga was fought. Here, Federal forces of about 60,000 under Major-General William S. Rosecrans, U.S.A., fought the two day battle with Confederates, numbering about 66,000 under General Braxton Bragg, C.S.A.

Federal losses were about 16,179, Confederate losses were about 17,804. It was a bloody victory for the Confederacy from which it never recovered.

GHM 023-15 Georgia Historical Commission 1956