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(2012) Enlarge Chestnut Grove Baptist Church (est. September 1861). On SH-117 near Ider, AL, DeKalb County. Mentioned in The Road to Chickamauga historical marker above

 

(2012) Enlarge Alabama SH-117 at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church

     

(2012) Enlarge  Ruins of the war time Murphy house, Murphy Hollow Road near Trenton, GA

 

(September 2012) Enlarge View of Blue Bird Gap (Pigeon Mountain) from Davis Crossroads, south of Chickamauga, GA. The gap was one of several guarded by the Confederates during the Chickamauga Campaign. William T. Martins cavalry blockaded the gap on Sept. 8, 1863. Shortly after a detachment from Gen. Patrick Cleburne's command moved into the gap and were relieved on Sept. 17

     

(September 2012) Enlarge Davis Crossroads. Intersection of Lafayette/Stephens Gap Road and Georgia SH-193. Named after one of the pioneering families of the area. Troop movement maps indicate the the roads leading to the junction closely match the Civil War era alignment

 

(September 2012) Enlarge Widow Julia Tate Davis home at southwest corner of Davis Crossroads. Numerous additions have altered the appearance of the house which was originally white framed. Headquarters of Union Gen. James Negley, Sept. 11, 1863

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