Catoosa County (023)

Historic Markers Across Georgia


Catoosa County was created on Feb. 5, 1853.

The county seat is in Ringgold, GA.,
and the county is 162.7 Square Miles in area.

  FIPS Code: 13047

  Information about Catoosa County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Catoosa County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Catoosa County.


There are 52 Historic Markers in Catoosa County.

4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill   -   GHM 023-5
  Old Tunnel Hill Rd 1/2 mile south of Ga 2 east of US 41 WM2MRB    P*

Actions at Ringold   -   CHT 18
  on Tennessee Street near Mountain Street, Ringgold, GA WMA7Y6    P*

Atlanta Campaign Ringgold Gap May 7, 1864.   -   USDI 
  At pavillion on US 41 southeast of Ringgold WM2MRE    P*

Battle of Chickamauga 9 mi.   -   GHM 023-15
  At a small triangular park at Tennessee Street at Lafayette St at US 41, Ringgold, GA WM6PR4    P*

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  Southbound I-75 Georgia Welcome Station WMCZ5    P*

Campaign for Atlanta Began Here   -   GHM 023-4
  Ga 2 at Old Tunnel Hill Rd, east of US 41 WM2MRJ    P*

Catoosa County   -   GHM 023-1
  Courthouse in Ringgold WM6PR6    P*

Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals   -   GHM 023-13
  Keith Rd about .7 mile north of Ga 2, east of US 41 WM2MRM    P*

Cherokee Chief Richard Taylor --
  parking entrance of the Richard Taylor Nature Trail off Emberson Drive in Ringgold, GA      

Cherokee Springs Confederate Hospital 1/2 mile   -   GHM 023-12
  Cherokee Valley Rd (308) .3 mile E of US 41, S of Ringgold WM6YDD    P*

Clarissa Hunt Plantation and Confederate Courier Grave   -   CHT 15
  on Tom Hunt Rd, north of LaFayette Hwy (US 27), Chickamauga, GA. WMARH3    P*

Confederate Breakthrough   -    
  At the old Brotherton cabin on Lafayette Hwy (US 27) at Brotherton Rd. WMAD0Z    P*

Confederate General Patrick Cleburne's Emancipation Proposal   -    
  on U.S. 41 0 miles south of Crabtree Drive, Ringgold, GA      

Confederate Hospitals   -   GHM 023-14
  Courthouse in Ringgold WM2MRV    P*

Confederates Cross the Creek   -    
  On Jays Mill Rd at Reeds Bridge Rd, near the north east entrance to the park. WMA8GH    P*

Defense of Snodgrass Hill   -    
  In the parking area at the top of Snodgrass Hill, off of Vittetoe Rd. WMA8GT    P*

First Skirmish at Chickamauga   -   CHT 20
  on Boynton Dr west of Three Notch Rd, Ringgold, GA WMADMV    P*

Forrest's Pursuit   -   CHT 22
  On Old LaFayette Rd north of Gilbert Dr, Fort Oglethorpe, GA WMADPN    P*

Forrest's Pursuit   -   CHT 23
  On Old LaFayette Rd north of Gilbert Dr, Fort Oglethorpe, GA WMADPN    P*

General   -    
  is on Ooltewah Ringgold Road (Georgia Route 151) just north of Headrick Lane, on the left when traveling north. WM7H2F   

General Daniel Newnan   -   DAR 
  on the grounds of Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park on Lakeview Drive east of Nituna Avenue, Rossville GA      

Glass's Mill Battle Site   -   CHT 12
  on Glass Mill Rd north of Old Bethel Rd, Chickamauga, GA. WMARH9    P*

Henderson Plantation   -   CHT 13
  on Farming Rock Rd, south of LaFayette Hwy (US 27), Chickamauga, GA. WMARH4    P*

Historic Ringgold / Swinging Bridge   -    
  1 Depot Street, Ringgold, GA      

LaFayette Road   -   CHT 21
  On LaFayette Rd in front of the Park Plaza strip mall, Fort Oglethorpe, GA. WMADPK    P*

Leet's Spring & Tanyard   -   CHT 11
  On Mt Pisgah/Peavine Rd, Beaumont, GA. WMAAQP    P*

Leet's Tanyard   -   GHM 023-3
  At Beaumont and Mt Pisgah Rds, W of Ga 151 SW of Ringgold WM2MQ6    P*

Millie Henderson Grave   -   CHT 14
  This marker is part of the Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail, Army of Tennessee site #14 - Millie Henderson Grave Coordinates are from the Chickamauga Campaign web site, they appear to be in the middle of a field and may not be correct. Wikipedia - Slavery Allince87 - Modern Slavery Wikipedia - Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves Wikipedia - Emancipation Proclamation Wikipedia - Thirteenth Amendment      

Mix up in the Union Command   -    
  On Battle Ln Rd, west of Lafayette Hwy (US 27). WMA772    P*

Nickajack Gap   -   GHM 023-2
  Ga 151 at Wood Station, 8 mi S of Ringgold at the rd to Gap WM6YDE    P*

Old Federal Road   -   GHM 023-6
  US 41 just south of Pine Grove Church north of Ringgold WM6PRB    P*

Old Federal Road   -   GHM 023-7
  Ga 2 just east of US 41 at Tiger Creek WM2MT3    P*

Old Stone Presbyterian Church War Time Hospital   -   GHM 023-9
  Ga 2 just east of US 41 at Tiger Creek WM2MTD    P*

Peavine Church   -   CHT 10
  at the Peavine Church Cemetery, behind the church, on Peavine Rd, Rockmart, GA WMAFHG    P*

Ringgold Gap May 7, 1864.   -   USDI 
  At pavillion on US 41 southeast of Ringgold WM2MRE    P*

Ringgold Gap November 27, 1863   -   GHM 023-16
  US 41 at the Ringgold Pavillion on US 41 WMZN5    P*

Route of the Union Right   -    
  On Glenn Kelly Rd. WMAD10    P*

Stone Church and Catoosa Station   -   CHT 16
  at the intersection of Chattanooga Road (Route 41) and Catoosa Parkway, Ringgold, GA. WMADA3    P*

Stone Depot - TBI   -   CHT 17
  On Lafayette Street, Ringgold, GA      

The Armies Engage   -    
  On Jays Mill Rd, just north of Brotherton Rd. WMA8GM    P*

The Battle of Chickamauga   -    
  near the Visitor Center on Lafayette Rd, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.      

The Battle of Chickamauga, September 19 -- 20, 1863   -    
  At the visitors center on Lafayette Hwy (US 27). WMAD0T    P*

The Bloody First Day   -    
  On Brothernton Rd, east of Alexander Bridge Rd. WMA8GN    P*

The cost of Chickamauga   -    
  On Alexander Bridge Rd, north of Brotherton Rd. WMA8GQ    P*

The Evans House   -   CHT 19
  on Nashville St (GA 2) at Guyler St , Ringgold, GA  WMADMN    P*

The Napier House   -   GHM 023-11
  Burning Bush and Redbelt Rds, 1/4 mi from Red Belt Church WM2MQ0    P*

The second day begins   -    
  On Battle Ln, near Alexander Bridge Rd. WMAD0V    P*

The Whitman House   -   GHM 023-10
  At the Anderson house, 309 Tennessee St, Ringgold WM2MTQ    P*

Trail of Tears Memorial at Old Stone Presbyterian Church   -    
  At the Old Stone Church on Ga 2 just east of US 41 at Tiger Creek WM6Q0K    P*

War comes to the Brotherton's   -    
  At the old Brotherton cabin on Lafayette Hwy (US 27) at Brotherton Rd. WMAD0X    P*

Western & Atlantic Depot   -   GHM 023-8
  At the depot on US 41 in Ringgold WMZNA    P*

Wilder's defense   -    
  At the Winders brigade monument on Vittetoe Chickamauga Rd. WMAD12    P*


M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

Waymark of *NE - This marker is not eligible to be waymarked.