On back of monument:
Commanded by Lieut. Col. David M. Dunn.
This regiment arrived on battlefield at 6.30 a.m., April 7, 1862. It went to the front and center of the army, where it was held in reserve. It formed on this line about 12 m., and was heavily assailed by the enemy for two hours, when the enemy retired. Casualties--killed, 4 men; wounded, 4 officers and 72 men; total, 80.
“Charge of the ‘Georgia Eighth'”
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