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Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Deshler Monument

 
 
Metal Tablet on Deshler Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2016
1. Metal Tablet on Deshler Monument
Inscription.

James Deshler
Brig. Gen. C.S.A.
Commanding Brigade
Cleburne's Division,
Killed Here About Noon
Sept. 20th, 1863.

 
Erected 1893 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-467.)
 
Location. 34° 55.623′ N, 85° 15.306′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Battleline Road south of Alexanders Bridge Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deshler's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Grose's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 124th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 31st Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 24th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 36th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Cruft's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. The monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield. The monument is located approx.
Deshler Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2016
2. Deshler Monument
500 feet east of Battleline Road on a trail that begins at A Memorial for Texans monument.
 
Regarding Deshler Monument. Large cannonball pyramids, stacked 15 high, mark the spot where commanders were killed. Smaller cannonball pyramids, stacked 7 high, mark the locations of a headquarters.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Trail Leading to Deshler Monument from Battleline Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2016
3. Trail Leading to Deshler Monument from Battleline Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on , by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on January 16, 2017.
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