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Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
74th Ohio Infantry
3rd Brigade, 2nd Division.

14th Army Corps.
 
74th Ohio Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
1. 74th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the front side of this historical marker.
 
Inscription. [Front side of Marker]

74th Ohio Infantry
3rd Brigade, 2nd Division.
14th Army Corps.


[Reverse side of Marker]

This regiment, Capt. Joseph Fisher commanding, took this position on the evening of Sept. 19th, 1863, and occupied it till 9:00 A.M. of Sept. 20th, when it moved to the left and rear under order of its Division Commander. It was only for a short time engaged in the action.

Its loss in the Campaign was 1 killed, 2 wounded and 6 missing, which occurred in a skirrmish Sept.`11th.
 
Location. 34° 54.915′ N, 85° 15.782′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Lafayette Road 0.3 miles south of Dryer 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. 21st Regiment (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Comes to the Brothertons (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rout of the Union Right (approx. 0.2 miles away); 100th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buell's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woods Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Negley's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Croxton's Brigade. (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
74th Ohio Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, June 6, 2009
2. 74th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the text on the reverse side of this historical marker.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 576 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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