Historical Markers in
Catoosa County, Georgia

100th Illinois Infantry 100th Illinois Infantry 100th Illinois Infantry 101st Indiana Infantry 101st Indiana Infantry 101st Indiana Infantry 101st Ohio Infantry 104th Illinois Infantry 104th Illinois Infantry 105th Ohio Infantry 105th Ohio Infantry 10th Confederate Georgia Cavalry 10th Confederate Georgia Cavalry 10th Indiana Infantry 10th Indiana Infantry 10th Indiana Infantry 10th Indiana Infantry 10th Wisconsin Infantry 10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment 11th Michigan Infantry 11th Michigan Infantry 11th Ohio Infantry 11th Ohio Infantry 11th Ohio Infantry 11th Tennessee Infantry Regiment 123rd Illinois Infantry 123rd Illinois Infantry Monument 124th Ohio Infantry 124th Ohio Infantry 125th Illinois Infantry 125th Illinois Infantry Regiment 125th Ohio Infantry 12th & 47th Tennessee Infantry 13th & 154th Tennessee Infantry 13th Michigan Infantry 13th Michigan Infantry 13th Ohio Infantry 14th Corps Headquarter’s 14th Ohio Infantry 14th Ohio Infantry 15th & 37th Tennessee Infantry 15th Georgia Infantry 15th Georgia Infantry 15th Kentucky Infantry (USA) 15th Missouri Infantry 15th Ohio Infantry 15th Ohio Infantry 15th United States Infantry 15th Wisconsin Infantry 15th Wisconsin Infantry 16th Tennessee Infantry Regiment 16th United States Infantry 17th Georgia Infantry 17th Georgia Infantry 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry 17th Ohio Infantry 17th Ohio Infantry 18th Indiana Battery 18th Indiana Battery 18th Indiana Battery 18th Indiana Battery 18th Indiana Battery 18th Indiana Battery 18th Kentucky Infantry (USA) 18th Ohio Infantry 18th Tennessee Infantry 18th United States Infantry 19th Illinois Infantry 19th Illinois Infantry 19th Indiana Battery 19th Indiana Battery 19th Indiana Battery 19th Indiana Battery 19th Ohio Infantry 19th Tennessee Infantry 19th United States Infantry 1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters 1st Confederate Georgia, 2nd Battalion Infantry 1st Confederate, 2nd Battalion Georgia Infantry 1st Georgia Cavalry 1st Georgia Cavalry 1st Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) 1st Ohio Infantry 1st Ohio Infantry 1st Ohio Infantry 1st Regiment & 18th Battalion Tennessee Cavalry 1st Wisconsin Infantry 1st Wisconsin Infantry 20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery 20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery. 20th Georgia Infantry 20th Georgia Infantry 20th Ohio Battery 20th Tennessee Infantry 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery 21st Illinois Infantry 21st Illinois Infantry 21st Indiana Battery 21st Ohio Infantry 21st Wisconsin Infantry 21st Wisconsin Infantry 22nd Illinois Infantry 23rd Battalion Tennessee Infantry 23rd Kentucky Infantry (USA) 24th Battalion Tennessee Infantry 24th Illinois Infantry 24th Illinois Infantry 24th Illinois Infantry 24th Ohio Infantry 24th Ohio Infantry 24th South Carolina Infantry 24th Tennessee Infantry 25th Georgia Infantry 25th Georgia Infantry 25th Illinois Infantry 25th Illinois Infantry 26th Ohio Infantry 26th Tennessee Infantry 27th Illinois Infantry 28th Tennessee Infantry 29th Georgia Infantry 29th Georgia Infantry 29th Indiana Infantry 29th Indiana Infantry 29th Tennessee Infantry 2d Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters 2nd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters 2nd Georgia Infantry 2nd Georgia Infantry 2nd Illinois Light Artillery 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) 2nd Minnesota Battery 2nd Minnesota Infantry 2nd Minnesota Infantry 2nd Minnesota Light Artillery Battery 2nd Missouri Infantry 2nd Ohio Infantry 2nd Ohio Infantry 2nd Tennessee Infantry 2nd Tennessee Infantry 30th Georgia Infantry 30th Georgia Infantry 30th Indiana Infantry 30th Indiana Infantry 31st Indiana Infantry 31st Indiana Infantry 31st Indiana Infantry Regiment 31st Ohio Infantry 31st Ohio Infantry 31st Tennessee Infantry 32nd Indiana Infantry 32nd Indiana Infantry 32nd Tennessee Infantry 33rd Ohio Infantry 33rd Ohio Infantry Regiment 33rd Tennessee Infantry 35th Illinois Infantry 35th Illinois Infantry 35th Indiana Infantry 35th Indiana Infantry 35th Indiana Infantry 35th Ohio Infantry 35th Ohio Infantry 35th Ohio Infantry 35th Tennessee Infantry 36th Indiana Infantry 36th Indiana Infantry 36th Indiana Infantry 36th Ohio Infantry 36th Ohio Infantry 36th Ohio Infantry 37th Georgia Infantry 37th Georgia Infantry 37th Indiana Infantry 38th Illinois Infantry 38th Illinois Infantry 38th Indiana Infantry 38th Indiana Infantry 38th Tennessee Infantry/Murray's Battalion 39th North Carolina Infantry 3rd and 5th Confederate Tennessee Infantry 3rd Wisconsin Battery 3rd Wisconsin Battery 41st Ohio Infantry 41st Ohio Infantry 41st Ohio Infantry 42nd Illinois Infantry 42nd Indiana Infantry 42nd Indiana Infantry 44th Illinois Infantry 44th Illinois Infantry 44th Indiana Infantry 44th Indiana Infantry 44th Indiana Infantry 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker 45th Tennessee Infantry 46th Georgia Infantry 47th Georgia Infantry 48th Tennessee Infantry 49th Ohio Infantry 49th Ohio Infantry 49th Ohio Infantry 4th & 5th Tennessee Infantry 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry 4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill 4th Indiana Battery 4th Indiana Battery 4th Indiana Battery 4th Indiana Battery 4th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) 4th Michigan Cavalry 4th Michigan Cavalry 4th Michigan Cavalry 4th United States Cavalry 51st and 52nd Tennessee Infantry 51st Illinois Infantry 51st Ohio Infantry 51st Ohio Infantry 52nd Ohio Infantry Regiment 58th Indiana Infantry 59th Ohio Infantry 5th Georgia Infantry 5th Georgia Infantry 5th Indiana Battery 5th Indiana Battery 5th Kentucky Infantry (USA) 60th North Carolina Infantry 64th Ohio Infantry 65th Georgia Infantry 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment 68th Indiana Infantry 68th Indiana Infantry 68th Indiana Infantry 69th Ohio Infantry Regiment 6th and 9th Tennessee Infantry 6th Georgia Cavalry 6th Georgia Cavalry 6th Indiana Infantry 6th Indiana Infantry 6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) 6th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) 6th Ohio Battery 6th Ohio Battery 6th Ohio Infantry 6th Ohio Infantry 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment 73rd Illinois Infantry 73rd Illinois Infantry 74th Indiana Infantry 74th Indiana Infantry 74th Indiana Infantry 74th Indiana Infantry 74th Ohio Infantry 75th Indiana Infantry 75th Indiana Infantry 75th Indiana Infantry 77th Pennsylvania Infantry 78th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment 79th Illinois Infantry 79th Illinois Infantry 79th Indiana Infantry 79th Indiana Infantry 79th Pennsylvania Infantry 7th Indiana Battery 7th Indiana Battery 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry 81st Indiana Infantry 82nd Indiana Infantry 82nd Indiana Infantry 84th Illinois Infantry 84th Illinois Infantry 84th Indiana Infantry 84th Indiana Infantry 85th Illinois Infantry 85th Illinois Infantry Regiment 86th Illinois Infantry 86th Illinois Infantry 86th Indiana Infantry 86th Indiana Infantry 86th Indiana Infantry 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker 87th Indiana Infantry 87th Indiana Infantry 88th Indiana Infantry 88th Indiana Infantry 89th Illinois Infantry 89th Illinois Infantry 8th Georgia Infantry Battalion 8th Indiana Battery 8th Kansas Infantry 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry 8th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) 8th Tennessee Infantry 90th Ohio Infantry 90th Ohio Infantry Regiment 92nd Illinois Infantry 92nd Illinois Infantry 92nd Ohio Infantry 92nd Ohio Infantry 92nd Ohio Infantry 93rd Ohio Infantry 93rd Ohio Infantry 94th Ohio Infantry 94th Ohio Infantry 98th Illinois Infantry 99th Ohio Infantry 99th Ohio Infantry 9th Indiana Infantry 9th Indiana Infantry 9th Indiana Infantry 9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker 9th Ohio Infantry 9th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker Actions At Ringgold Adams' Brigade Adams' Brigade Adam's Brigade Alabama State Monument Anderson's Brigade Anderson's Brigade Armstrong's Brigade. Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Cavalry Corps. Atlanta Campaign Baird's Division Baird's Division Baird's Division Baldwin's Brigade Baldwin's Brigade Baldwin's Brigade Barnes' Brigade Barnes' Brigade Barnett's Battery I, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery Bates Brigade Bates Brigade Bate's Brigade Bate's Brigade Bate's Brigade Battery A, 1st Michigan Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker Battery B, 26th Pennsylvania Battery B, 26th Pennsylvania Battery C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery Battery E, 9th Georgia Artillery Battalion Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Battery H, 4th U. S. Artillery Battery H, 4th U.S. Artillery Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery Battery I Second Illinois Light Artillery Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery Battery M, Fourth U.S. Artillery Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield Monuments Benjamin H. Helm Memorial Shell Monument Bennings's Brigade Benning's Brigade Benning's Brigade Benning's Brigade Bledsoe's C.S.A. Missouri Battery Bledsoe's Missouri Battery Bradley's Brigade Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument Brannan's Division Brannan's Division Brannan's Division Brannan's Division Breckinridge's Division Breckinridge's Division Bridges' Illinois Battery, Light Artillery Bridge's Illinois Battery-Light Artillery Brown's Brigade Brown's Brigade Brown's Brigade Buckner's Corps Buckner's Corps Buckner's Headquarters Shell Monument Buell's Brigade Buell's Brigade Calvert's Arkansas Battery Calvert's Arkansas Battery Campaign for Atlanta Began Here Carlin's Brigade Carlin's Brigade Carnes' Tennessee Battery Catoosa County Catoosa County War Memorial Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals Cheatham's Division Cheatham’s Division – Polk’s Corps Cherokee Springs Confederate Hospital Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Clarissa Hunt Plantation Clayton's Brigade Clayton's Brigade Clayton's Brigade Clayton's Brigade Cleburne's Division Cleburne's Division Cobb's Kentucky Battery Cobb's Kentucky Battery (CSA) Col. Daniel H. Gilmer Confederate Breakthrough Confederate General Patrick Cleburne's Emancipation Proposal Confederate Hospitals Confederates Cross the Creek Connell's Brigade Connell's Brigade Croxton's Brigade Croxton's Brigade Croxton's Brigade Croxton's Brigade Croxton's Brigade Croxton's Brigade Cruft's Brigade Cruft's Brigade Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Culpepper's South Carolina Battery Darden's Mississippi Battery Davidson's Brigade Davis' Division Davis' Division, McCook's Corps Dawson's Georgia Battery Deas' Brigade Deas’ Brigade Dent's Alabama Battery Deshler's Brigade Deshler's Brigade Deshler's Brigade Dibrell's Brigade Dibrell's Brigade Dibrell's Brigade Dick's Brigade Dick's Brigade Dick's Brigade Dick's Brigade Dodge's Brigade Dodge's Brigade Dodge's Brigade Dodge's Brigade Douglas' Texas Battery E. King's Brigade E. King's Brigade E. King's Brigade Ector's Brigade Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument Eufaula Alabama Artillery Field Artillery Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee First Firing on Chickamauga Battlefield First Skirmish at Chickamauga Flame of Freedom Florida Monument Forrest's (Cavalry) Corps. Forrest's Cavalry Corps Forrest's Pursuit Fort Oglethrorpe, Georgia Fowler's Alabama Battery Fowler’s Alabama Battery Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson General Daniel Newnan General Patrick R. Cleburne Memorial Georgia 4th Battalion Sharpshooters Georgia State Monument Gist's Brigade Glass's Mill Battle Site Gracie's Brigade Gracie’s Brigade Gregg's Brigade Gregg's Brigade Gregg's Brigade Gregg's Brigade Grose's Brigade Grose's Brigade Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument Hardship on the Union Line Harker's Brigade Havis' Georgia Battery Hazen's Brigade Hazen's Brigade Hazen's Brigade Hazen's Brigade Heg's Brigade Heg's Brigade. Helm's Brigade Helm's Brigade Henderson Plantation Hill's Corps Hill's Headquarters Shell Monument Hindman's Division Historic Plaques and Markers Historic Ringgold Hood's Division Hood's Division Hood's Division Hospitals, Left Wing, Union Army. Howell's Georgia Battery Howell's Georgia Battery Huggins' Tennessee Battery Huggins' Tennessee Battery Huggins', Morton's & Huwald's Tennessee Batteries Huggin's Tennessee Battery Humphreys' Brigade Humphreys’ Arkansas Battery Huwald's Tennessee Battery Huwald's Tennessee Battery Ireland's New York Brigade J. Beatty's Brigade J. Beatty's Brigade J. King's Brigade J. King's Brigade J. King's Brigade Jackson's Brigade Jackson's Brigade Jackson's Brigade James Deshler Memorial Shell Monument Jeffress’ Virginia Battery Joe L. Campbell Memorial John Ingraham's Grave Johnson's Brigade Johnson's Brigade Johnson's Brigade Johnson's Brigade Johnson's Division Johnson's Division Johnson's Division Johnson's Division Johnson's Division Johnson's Provisional Division Kelly’s Brigade Kentucky State Memorial Kershaw's Brigade Kershaw's Brigade Kolb's Alabama Battery Lafayette Road Laiboldt's Brigade Laiboldt's Brigade Law's Brigade Law's Brigade Law's Brigade Leet's Spring and Tanyard Left Wing - Army of Tennessee Liddell's Brigade Liddell's Brigade Liddell's Brigade Liddell's Brigade. Liddell's Brigade. Liddell's Division Liddell's Division Liddell's Division Liddell's Division Longstreet's Corps Lumsden's Alabama Battery Maney's Brigade Maney's Brigade Maney's Brigade Manigault's Brigade Manigault's Brigade Massenburg's Georgia Battery McCants' Florida Battery McCook's Brigade McCook's Brigade McLaw's Division McNair's Brigade McNair's Brigade McNair's Brigade McNair's Brigade Mebane's Tennessee Battery Minty's Cavalry Brigade Mitchell's Brigade Mix-up in the Union Command Morton's Tennessee Battery Negley's Division Negley's Division Negley's Division, Thomas' Corps. Nickajack Gap Old Federal Road Old Federal Road Old Stone Presbyterian Church Palmer's Division Palmer's Division Palmer's Division Peeples' Georgia Battery Peeple's Georgia Battery Peeple's Georgia Battery Pegram's Division Pegram's Division Peyton H. Colquit Memorial Shell Monument Philemon P. Baldwin Memorial Shell Monument Polk's Brigade Polk's Brigade Polk's Brigade Polk's Corps Polk's Headquarters Shell Monument Preston Smith Memorial Shell Monument Preston's Division Preston’s Division Reserve Corps Reynolds' Division Reynolds' Division Reynolds' Division Reynolds' Division Right Wing - Army of Tennessee Ringgold Gap Robertson's Brigade Robertson's Brigade Robertson's Brigade Robertson's Brigade Rout of the Union Right Route of Baird's and Johnson's Division Route of Croxton's Brigade Route of Croxton's Brigade Route of Van Derveer's Brigade S. Beatty's Brigade S. Beatty's Brigade Scogin's Georgia Battery Scogin's Georgia Battery Scott's Tennessee Battery Scribner's Brigade Scribner's Brigade Scribner's Brigade Scribner’s Brigade Semple's Alabama Battery Semple's Alabama Battery Shaw's Tennessee Battery Sheridan's Division Sheridan's Division Sirwell's Brigade. Site of Poe House Slocomb's Louisiana Battery Smith's Brigade Smith's Brigade Smith's Brigade Smith's Mississippi Battery Stanford's Mississippi Battery. Stanley's Brigade Stanley's Brigade Stanley's Brigade. Starkweather's Brigade Starkweather's Brigade Starkweather's Brigade Starkweather's Brigade Stewart's Division Stewart's Division Stewart's Division Stone Church Stone Church And Catoosa Station Stovall's Brigade Stovall's Brigade Stovall's Brigade Strahl's Brigade Strahl's Brigade Strahl's Brigade Tennessee C.S.A. Artillery Monument Tennessee C.S.A. Cavalry Texas State Monument The Armies Engage The Atlanta Campaign The Battle of Chickamauga The Battle of Chickamauga The Battle of Ringgold Gap The Bloody First Day Ends The Cost of Chickamauga The Evans House The Great Locomotive Chase The Napier House The night Ringgold will always remember — April 27, 2011 The Ringgold Depot The Second Day Begins The Whitman House The Wounding of Hood Site Thomas' Headquarters Shell Monument To Capture of Nine Union Guns To Dalton's Ford / To Thedford's Ford To Right of Confederate Infantry To The Left of the Union Line To The Opening of the Battle To the Opening of the Battle To the opening of the Battle To the Opening of the Battle To the Opening of the Battle To Where Lytle Fell Trail of Tears Memorial Trigg's Brigade Trigg’s Brigade Turchin's Brigade Turchin's Brigade Turchin's Brigade Turchin's Brigade (Detachment) Turchin's Brigade. Turchin's Brigade. Twentieth Army Corps Van Cleve's Division Van Cleve's Division Van Derveer's Brigade Van Derveer's Brigade W. M. Cockrum Memorial Walker's Division Walker's Division Walker's Division. Walker's Headquarters Shell Monument Walker's Reserve Corps Walker's Reserve Corps Walthall's Brigade Walthall's Brigade Walthall's Brigade Walthall's Brigade Walthall's Brigade War Comes to the Brothertons Warren Mississippi Light Artillery Warren's Mississippi Light Artillery Western & Atlantic Depot Wilder's Brigade Wilder's Brigade Willich's Brigade Willich's Brigade Willich's Brigade. Willich's Brigade. Wilson's Brigade Withdrawal of the Union Left Woods Division Wood's Brigade Wood's Brigade Wood's Brigade Wood's Division Wood’s Brigade. Wright's Brigade Wright's Brigade Wright’s Brigade York's Georgia Battery "General"
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Catoosa County, located in the northwestern part of Georgia, has a rich and diverse history dating back thousands of years. The area was originally inhabited by Native American tribes, including the Cherokee, Creek, and Shawnee. European settlers began arriving in the 19th century, leading to the displacement and eventual removal of many of these tribes.

The county was officially established on December 5, 1853, and was named after the Cherokee word for "people of the spirit." In its early years, Catoosa County was primarily an agricultural community, with farmers cultivating crops such as corn, cotton, and tobacco. The presence of the Western and Atlantic Railroad in the late 19th century brought economic growth and prosperity to the area.

During the American Civil War, Catoosa County saw significant military action, as it was located on the main route between Chattanooga and Atlanta. The Battle of Ringgold Gap, fought in 1863, was a pivotal moment in the Civil War and resulted in Confederate victory. The county also served as a supply hub for the Confederate Army and witnessed several skirmishes and confrontations.

In the 20th century, Catoosa County experienced significant industrial development. The arrival of major industries brought jobs and growth to the region, and the county became known for manufacturing, particularly in the carpet and textile industries. Today, Catoosa County has evolved into a thriving community with a strong economy, picturesque natural landscapes, and a rich historical heritage that continues to be celebrated and preserved.

This timeline provides a condensed summary of the historical journey of Catoosa County, Georgia.

  • 1838 - Catoosa County is established on December 5.
  • 1861-1865 - Catoosa County residents actively participate in the American Civil War.
  • 1880 - The first railroad, the Chattanooga Southern Railway, is built in Catoosa County.
  • 1936 - The construction of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Chickamauga Dam begins in Catoosa County.
  • 1967 - The city of Ringgold, located in Catoosa County, becomes the first "City of Excellence" in Georgia.
  • 1994 - The Catoosa County Historical Society is established to preserve and celebrate the history of the county.
  • 1999 - The Catoosa County Courthouse, originally built in 1891, undergoes renovations to restore its historic features.
  • 2011 - The tornado outbreak on April 27 causes significant damage in Catoosa County.