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(February 2011) Enlarge East Boynton. Site of Peeler's Mill on Boynton Road, just past Three Notch Road. Nothing remains of the mill. Here on Sept. 17, 1863 Union Col. Minty's Cavalry Brigade set up camp and later patrolled the roads south toward Ringgold, GA

 

(February 2011) Enlarge Peavine Creek on Boynton Road. Here Union pickets fired on Bushrod Johnson's division late morning of Sept. 18, 1863. The skirmish marked the commencement of fighting at Chickamauga

     

(February 2011) Enlarge Boynton Road, looking south toward Peavine Creek in right background. Road named after Confederate Col. James S. Boynton, commander of the 30th Georgia at Chickamauga and future governor of Georgia. Reed's Bridge and the national military park are a few miles north of here

 

(February 2011) Enlarge Union Gen. Crittenden's headquarters site on Lee and Gordon's Mill Road in Chickamauga. The headquarters marker is on the right side of the road in the trees

     

(February 2011) Enlarge Headquarters of Gen. Crittenden, daylight, Sept. 19, 1863

 

(February 2011) Enlarge Union battery site at Hutcheson Medical Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Catoosa County, Georgia

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