Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Baird’s Division – Thomas’ Corps
—Col. Benjamin F. Scribner —
Baird’s Division – Thomas’ Corps.
Col. Benjamin F. Scribner
Sept. 19, 1863, 9:30 A. M.
|38th Indiana,||Lieut. Col. Daniel F. Griffin.|
|2nd Ohio,||Col. Obadiah C. Maxwell.|
|Maj. William T. Beatty.|
|33rd Ohio,||Col. Oscar F. Moore.|
|94th Ohio,||Maj Rue P. Hutchins.|
|10th Wisconsin,||Lieut. Col. John H. Ely.|
|1st Michigan Light Artillery,|
|Battery A,||Lieut. George W. Van Pelt.|
|Lieut. Almerick W. Wilbur.|
This brigade being the right of Baird’s division reached this position about 9:30 A.M., taking Wilson’s Brigade of Walker’s Division in flank and relieving the pressure upon the right of Croxton’s Brigade of Brannan’s division. It was in turn attacked on its right flank by Liddell’s Division about 11
Erected 1890 by War Department. (Marker Number MT-624.)
Location. 34° 55.541′ N, 85° 14.572′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Brotherton Road. Click for map. This marker is not visible from the road. The marker is on the north side of Brotherton Road, near Winfrey Field, on a wooded path. From the 1st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument follow the path until you find the plaque. 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. 33rd Ohio Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 38th Indiana Regiment (about 500 feet away); 49th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); Semple's Alabama Battery (about 700 feet away); Calvert's Arkansas Battery (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
Also see . . . Battle of Chickamauga. (Submitted on December 30, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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