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Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry
 
2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry Marker
 
Inscription.
2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry
Commander
Lt. Col. Franklin Gaillard.


 
Erected by State of South Carolina.
 
Location. 34° 55.621′ N, 85° 16.311′ 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, along a ridge called Snodgrass Hill. To view this historical marker drive to the parking area on Snodgrass Hill and proceed westward, along the southern crest of the ridge for a little more than 0.2 of a mile. 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. 115th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 22nd Michigan Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Whitaker’s Brigade. (a few steps from this marker); 89th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Headquarters Reserve Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 84th Regiment Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry Marker
 
 
2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 2nd Regiment South Carolina Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker at its location in front of the battle line of the Union Reserve Corps of General Granger, on the edge of the crest of Snodgrass Hill.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 298 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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