Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
18th Ohio Infantry
Stanley's Brigade — Negley's Division
—Thomas’ Corps. —
Stanley's Brigade, Negley's Division, Thomas Corps.
Reverse Side of Marker:
This regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Grosvenor, moved to the support of General Beatty at Glass' Mill September 19, 1863, at 9:00 A.M. Marched to this field at 2:00 P.M. engaging the enemy west of Brotherton's House at 5:30 P.M. and bivouacked there for the night.
September 20, at 9:30 A.M. met the enemy at the north end of Kelly's field, assisted in the repulse of a brigade and in the capture of General Adams, advanced to McDonald's field; arrived upon this ridge at 11:00 A.M. Supported Lieutenant Smith's 4th, United States Battery; participated at 5:00 P.M. in the repulse of General Gracie and in retaking the breastworks; occupied this position till the Army retired at night.
Johnson M. Welch, Major. William P. Johnson, Surgeon.
William B. Evans, Lieutenant and Adjutant. Frederick J. Ryan, Lieutenant and Regimental Quarter Master.
John Dillon, Chaplain.
Company A. Captain Pearly G. Brown.
Company B. Lieutenant John G. Honnell.
Company C. Lieutenant David B. Carlin.
Company D. Lieutenant
Company E. Lieutenant John H. Acton.
Company F. Lieutenant Charles M. Grubb.
Company G. Captain Charles A.Cable.
Company H. Captain Ebenezer Grosvenor.
Company I. Captain Charles C. Ross.
Company K. Captain Joseph C. McElroy.
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number 970.)
Location. 34° 55.652′ N, 85° 16.111′ 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 the marker can be seen situated just southeast of the parking lot. 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. 17th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Connell's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Stanley's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); S. Beatty's Brigade 17th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 19th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. I used the "Chickamauga Battlefield" map, that I purchased at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Visitor Center, to determine both the marker number for this monument and the monument's location in relation to the rest of the park's monuments, markers, and tablets. According to the map it provides the, "numerical listing of all monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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