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

31st Ohio Infantry

 
 
31st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
1. 31st Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Detachment of
31st. Regiment
Ohio Infantry,
Connell's
Brigade.
1:00 P.M. to
7:30 P.M.
September 20,
1863.

 
Erected by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number 983.)
 
Location. 34° 55.672′ N, 85° 16.106′ 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 east 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. Negley's Division. (here, next to this marker); Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery. (a few steps from this marker); 11th Michigan Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 9th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (a few steps from this marker); Croxton's Brigade (within shouting
31st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
2. 31st Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south, towards the Union monuments and historical tablets near the southern crest of Snodgrass Hill.
distance of this marker); Stanley's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of 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 marker and the marker'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
 
31st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
3. 31st Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the historical tablet, looking north, along the eastern crest of Snodgrass Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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