On back of monument:
Commanded by Col. Gideon C. Moody.
This regiment arrived on the battlefield at 9 p.m., April 6, 1862, moved upon the enemy at daylight of the 7th, was hotly engaged at this place 10 a.m. Repulsed a heavy attack from the front (south), and charged with brigade to the right (west), and drove back the enemy. At 12.30 p.m. was sent by Gen. Nelson across the road to the left to the aid of Col. Ammen. Casualties--killed, 1 officer and 16 men; wounded, 7 officers and 146 men; total, 170.
“Charge of the ‘Georgia Eighth'”
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