NATIONAL MILITARY PARK
OF THE INTERIORVISITORS CENTER
"Artillery 9th Ga. Battn. Arty. Maj.
A. Leyden, T.H. Dawson; Ga. Bty. Lt. R. W. Anderson; Howell’s Ga. Bty.
Capt.Evan P. Howell, Havis Ga. Bty. Capt. M. W. Havis, Massenberos Ga. Bty.
Capt. T.L. Massenberg, Peoples Ga. Bty. Capt. Tyler M. Peoples, Scogging Ga.
Bty.Capt. John Scoggins, Wolihin’s Ga. Bty.Capt. Andrew M. Wolihins, York
Ga. Bty., Capt. W.S. Everet, Cavelry 1stGa. Col.J.J. Morrison, 2nd Ga Lt.
Col. S. M. Ison, 3rd Ga. Col. R Thompson, 4th Ga. Isaac W. Avery, 6th Ga.
Col John R. Hart. 3rd Confederate Ga Co.’s (A E F) 8th Confederate Ga.
o.( K.) Col. John S. Prager, 10 Conf Ga. Co.’s (F)(C) (H) (I) (k) Col.C. C.
The three soldiers near the base of the monument represent the three
arms of the military: Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry.
is another Georgia marker and under the point it reads: "CSA, Georgia 2nd
Infantry Lt. Col Wm. S. Shepherd, Major W. W. Charlton, Benning’s Brigade,
Law’s Hood’s Division. Noon Sept. 20th, 1863."
The woods and fields of this beautiful park are maintained, to a degree in
their wartime condition. There are more than 1,600 markers, monuments,
cannons, and tablets which indicate battle lines of both sides
and recount the story of the area. First Lt. F. G. Russell, Commanding Grose
’s Brigade, Palmer’s
Division, Crittenden’s Corp. was engaged Sept. 19th and 20th 1863. Here the
battery perfomed it’s most important service. Casualties: enlisted men killed
2, wounded 6; horses killed or disabled 13.
Below are crossed swords. Reading around the
Then there are crossed muskets and it reads:
This monument is erected in front of the city's Chamber of Commerce.
The Cochran Chapter #764 of the U.D.C. is no longer active.