Monument

George W. Landrum Memorial Monument

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



George W. Landrum Memorial Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:44:18
1. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
 

Inscription:
Near this spot,
Lieut. George W. Landrum,
2d. Ohio Regiment,
Member of the Signal Corps,
and serving upon
The staff of Gen. Thomas,
Fell Sept. 20, 1863,
While bearing a message from
Gen. Thomas to Gen. Rosecrans.

Erected by his family.



George W. Landrum Memorial Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:44:06
2. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
 


This monument markers the location of a were the solder was killed or wounded.


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.3637  W 85° 16.4208. Map it

Parking is available on Chickamauga-Vittetoe Road near  N 34° 55.3904  W 85° 16.517 .


To reach this monument:
Marker can be reached from Chickamauga-Vittetoe Road 0.1 miles east of Lytle Road, on the left when traveling south. Parking area & trailhead are at these coordinates (34.923174,-85.275283). Head up the trail, take the first right, marker is located a short distance on left.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1102) (about 195 feet away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1272A) (about 523 feet away) ; Gregg’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1161) (about 538 feet away) ; McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1195) (about 540 feet away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1174) (about 549 feet away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1272) (about 578 feet away) ; Dick's Brigade Tablet (MT-581) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; John W. Bull Memorial Marker (MT-446) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; York’s Georgia Battery, Battery E Monument (MT-1274) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1176) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; York’s Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1273) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Johnson’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1175) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; McNair’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1196) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Dent’s Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1241) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Manigault's Brigade Tablet (MT-1201) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-423.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was created in 1894. It is a 12'6" tapering granite cross set on battered 5'6" x 4'11" base. Base has raised letter inscription, and cross has inset carved laurel wreath. Located east of Vittetoe House site.


George W. Landrum Memorial Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:43:32
3. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
View, looking south, of the back of the George W. Landrum Memorial Monument. 
George W. Landrum Memorial Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:43:28
4. George W. Landrum Memorial Monument
View, looking south, of the monument and the path leading to it. 



Classification:
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Individual
Military Arm: None Selected


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on October 01, 2018. This page has been viewed 47 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on October 09, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 10/01/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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