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1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery

 
 
1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
1. 1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery Marker
Inscription.
Tennessee
1st Regt. & 18th Batt.
Wheeler's Brigade
Armstrong's Div.
Forrest's Cavalry
11: A.M. Sept. 20, 1863

 
Erected by the State of Tennessee.
 
Location. 34° 57.1′ N, 85° 15.587′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Lafayette Road and Coffman Drive, on the right when traveling south on Old Lafayette Road. Click for map. This historic marker is located on residential property, near the southwest corner of the intersection, 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 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. Tennessee Cavalry (CSA) (here, next to this marker); Armstrong's Division - Forrest's Calvalry Corps. (a few steps from this marker); Hospitals, Left Wing, Union Army. (within shouting distance of this marker); Armstrong's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaw's Tennessee Battery
1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
2. 1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery Marker
View of the historic monument looking north towards the Tennessee Memorial Monument situated on the southwest corner of the Old Lafayette Road and Coffman Street.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dibrell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Georgia Cavalry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forrest's Pursuit (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
3. 1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery Marker
View of the historic marker situated on residential property, under the outstretched branches of a nearby tree.
1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th Tennessee Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 19, 2012
4. 1st Tennessee Regiment & 18th 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 310 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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