Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
89th Ohio Infantry
Turchin's Brigade - Reynolds’ Division
—14th Army Corps —
14th Army Corps.
[Reverse Side of Marker]
This regiment, Col. Caleb H. Carlton and capt. Isaac Nelson commanding, being temporarily detached from its Brigade, was on Sept. 19th, 1863, assigned to Whitaker's Brig. Steedman's Div. Reserve Corps. About 2:00 P.M. Sept. 20th, 1863, it participated with that Brigade in the assualt on this position, which it occupied and held until night. The withdrawal of the troops on its right after dark, without notice, resulted in the capture of a large part of the Regiment.
Loss, Killed 19; Wounded 63; Captured or Missing 171; Total 253.
The regiment was organized Aug. 26th, 1862, for three years.
Erected by State of Ohio.
Location. 34° 55.633′ N, 85° 16.313′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the northwest section of the Chickamauga National Military Park, near the Snodgrass Hill area of the driving tour, along the part of the battlefield
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 22nd Michigan Infantry (here, next to this marker); Headquarters Reserve Corps (a few steps from this marker); Whitaker’s Brigade. (a few steps from this marker); 115th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 84th Regiment Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
Regarding 89th Ohio Infantry. The 89th Ohio Infantry was part of the forward brigade (Whitaker's Brigade) of Steedman's Division which arrived at the Union position on Snodgrass Hill at the critical moment of the battle. When directed to provide support for the Union right
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