Historic Markers Across Georgia



Leet's Tanyard



Marker ID: GHM 023-3
Location: At Beaumont and Mt Pisgah Rds, W of Ga 151 SW of Ringgold
County: Catoosa
Coordinates: N 34° 50.266    W 085° 11.500
  34.837766    -85.19166
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2MQ6
Leet's Tanyard Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

Residence and Tanyard of the Rev. Arthur I. Leet, (native of Monaghan, Ireland), 1812-1892. A noted landmark of the Chickamauga Campaign; was Gen. Braxton Bragg´s H´dq´rs. [Confed.], Sept. 17, 18, 1863.

May 6, 1864. H´dq´rs. Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker (20th. A.C.) [Union] and Maj. Gen. Daniel Butterfield. William´s (1st) Div. was at Pleasant Grove Ch., 4.5 mi. N.E.; Geary´s (2d) Div. at Peavine Ch., 2 mi. N.W., and Butterfield´s (3d) at Leet´s Tanyard.


These troops had marched from Chattanooga, enroute to the valley E. of Taylor´s Ridge -- an initial move by Sherman´s forces against the Confederate army at Dalton, under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.

GHM 023-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1986



 

Leet's Tanyard


 

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