Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Missionary Ridge - monuments

Phelps mortuary monument. Colonel Edward H. Phelps was mortally wounded near this spot at 5:30 pm in the attack of November 25th. 8th Kansas monument. This is where they broke the Confederate lines. Some of the regiment then moved to the left towards tunnel hill while others followed the retreating Confederates due east across the ridge and down the other side.
As you can see the monument is inside the path of electrical lines.
11th Michigan marker
Missouri monument, nearly unreadable. I believe it is for Co. "F" of the 2nd Missouri Light Artillery.
29th Pennsylvania marker
111th Pennsylvania marker
15th Wisconsin marker
The 15th Wisconsin marker is next to the stop sign. This intersection gets a fair amount of traffic and I'm surprised a car has not plowed into the marker yet.

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