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

Hazen's Brigade

Palmer's Division

 

—Crittenden's Corps —

 
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
1. Hazen's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Hazen's Brigade
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen.
Sept. 20, 1863, 3:30 P.M.

9th Indiana - Col. Isaac C.B. Suman.
6th Kentucky - Maj. Richard T. Whitaker.
41st Ohio - Col. Aquila Wiley.
124th Ohio - Maj. James B. Hampson.
1st Ohio Light Artillery,
Battery F - Lieut. Giles J. Cockerill.

About 3 o'clock this brigade, being then on the front line, on the right of Palmer's division east of the Kelly field, was sent to the assistance of the troops on Snodgrass Hill. It moved at double-quick to this position, and was engaged here with Harker's brigade of Wood's division until the end of the battle. About 5:30 P.M. the 9th Indiana moved to the right to support the right of Brannan's line. At 7 P.M. the brigade led the withdrawal of this position of the line to Rossville. Effective force Sept. 19th, 1467 officers and men. Casualties during the battle: killed 46; wounded 378; captured or missing 76; total 500. Percentage of loss 34.08.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-601.)
 
Location. 34° 55.787′ N, 85° 16.034′ W. Marker
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
2. Hazen's Brigade Marker
View of the historical tablet, looking southwest, with a distant view of the Snodgrass House in the background.
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 in front of the Snodgrass House and the marker can be seen situated in the field just to the northeast of the Snodgrass House. 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. 41st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 65th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 125th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 86th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 64th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Harker's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Dick's Brigade (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 monument number for this marker and the marker's location
Hazen's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
3. Hazen's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, looking northeast, with a view of several Union regimental monuments and historical tablets in the background.
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
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016.
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