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

Shaw's Tennessee Battery

Armstrong's Division

 

—Forrest's Cavalry —

 
Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
1. Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker
Inscription.
Tennessee
Shaw's Battery and
4. 8. 9. 10. & 11. Regts.
Dibrell's Brigade
Armstrong's Division
Forrest's Cavalry
11 A.M. Sept.
20, 1863

 
Erected by the State of Tennessee.
 
Location. 34° 57.082′ N, 85° 15.583′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Old Lafayette Road south of Coffman Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historic marker is located on residential property, along the roadside between the residential driveway and the residential mailbox, and where this road runs just west and parallel to the new Lafayette Road for a couple of blocks, and just south of Battlefield Parkway (State Route 2). Marker is at or near this postal address: 2001 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. 1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Cavalry (CSA) (within shouting distance of this marker); Dibrell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Calvalry Corps.
Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
2. Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker
View of the historic marker looking north along the Old Lafayette Road.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hospitals, Left Wing, Union Army. (within shouting distance of this marker); Armstrong's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Georgia Cavalry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forrest's Pursuit (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
3. Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker
View of the historic marker located between the residential driveway and the residential mailbox.
Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
4. Shaw's Tennessee Battery Marker
View of the historic marker looking south along the Old Lafayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 19 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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