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Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

6th Georgia Cavalry

Davidson's Brigade

 

—Pegram's Division —

 
6th Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
1. 6th Georgia Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
C.S.A.
Georgia.
6th Cavalry.
Col. John R. Hart.
Davidson's Brigade.
Pegram's Division.
11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863.


 
Erected by the State of Georgia.
 
Location. 34° 57.19′ N, 85° 15.615′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Old Lafayette Road north of Gilbert Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historic marker is located in front of a residence on Old Lafayette Road, and this road runs just west, and parallel to, the new Lafayette Road for two blocks, just south of Battlefield Parkway (State Route 2). Marker is at or near this postal address: 1931 Old Lafayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reserve Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); First Firing on Chickamauga Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's (Cavalry) Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Pursuit (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Georgia Cavalry (within shouting
6th Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
2. 6th Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historic marker on the residential property at 1931 Old Lafayette Road.
distance of this marker); 1st Georgia Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pegram's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Armstrong's Brigade. (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
6th Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
3. 6th Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historic marker looking north along Old Lafayette Road.
6th Georgia Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
4. 6th Georgia Cavalry Marker
View of the historic marker looking south along Old Lafayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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