Historic Markers Across Georgia



Texas Soldiers Memorial for the Atlanta Campaign



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Location: on Cheatham Hill Drive 0.3 miles south of Whitlock Avenue NW (Georgia Route 120), Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Marietta, GA
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 56.477    W 084° 35.852
  33.94128333    -84.59753333
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Texas
remembers the valor and devotion of her sons who served at Cheatham Hill, Kennesaw Mountain, and in other engagements of the Atlanta Campaign in 1864.


Texas units in the campaign were:

6th Texas Inf. & 15th Texas Cav., Dismounted, Capt. Rhoads Fisher; 7th Texas Inf., Capt. J.H. Collett; 10th Texas Inf., Col. Roger Q. Mills; 17th & 18th Texas Cav., Dismounted, Capt. George D. Manion; 24th & 25th Texas Cav., Dismounted, Col. Franklin C. Wilkes. (Brig. Gen. Hiram B. Granbury's and Gen. J.A. Smith's Brigade, Cleburne's Division)

9th Texas Inf., Col. William H. Young; 10th Texas Cav., Dismounted, Col. C.R. Earp; 14th Texas Cav., Dismounted, Col. John L. Camp; 32nd Texas Cav., Dismounted, Col. Julius A. Andrews. (Brig. Gen. Matthew D. Ector's Brigade, French's Division)

(ear Side)
3rd Texas Cav., Lt. Col. Jiles S. Boggess; 6th Texas Cav., Lt. Col. Peter F. Ross; 9th Texas Cav., Col. Dudley W. Jones; 27th Texas Cav., Col. Edwin R. Hawkins. (Brig. Gen. Lawrence S. Ross' Brigade, Cantey's Division)

8th Texas Cav., Lt. Col. Gustave Cook; 11th Texas Cav., Col. George R. Reeves. (Col. Thomas Harrison's Brigade, Humes' Division)

Douglas Texas Battery, Capt. James P. Douglas. (Courtney's Battalion, Gen. John B. Hood Corps)

A memorial to Texans who served the Confederacy

Erected 1964 by State of Texas.



 
Notes:

Civil War in Georgia - Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
About North Georgia – The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Wikipedia - Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
New Georgia Encyclopedia: Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

 

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