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

58th North Carolina Infantry

 
 
58th North Carolina Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
1. 58th North Carolina Infantry Marker
Inscription.
North
Carolina

Erected by the state of
North Carolina to mark
the extreme point attain-
ed in a charge by the right
of the 58th N.C. Regiment
about 6 P.M., September
20th 1863.

 
Erected by the State of North Carolina.
 
Location. 34° 55.633′ N, 85° 16.212′ 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, near the Snodgrass Hill area of the driving tour, along the part of the battlefield known as Horseshoe Ridge, more specially on Hill #2 of Horseshoe Ridge. To view this historical marker drive to the parking area for Horseshoe Ridge (just beyond the Snodgrass Hill tour stop) and proceed westward on foot, along the southern crest of the ridge for a little more than 0.1 of a mile, to Hill #2, near the southern edge of the clearing, just inside of the woods, along a trail in front of the 35th Ohio Infantry Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
58th North Carolina Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
2. 58th North Carolina Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the historical monument.
are within walking distance of this marker. 35th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); VanDerveer’s Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); Close of the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Sirwell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Kings Brigade (Detachmant) (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Minnesota (about 300 feet away); 68th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
58th North Carolina Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
3. 58th North Carolina Infantry Marker
View looking north of the 58th North Carolina Monument, along the side of the trail that goes to the southern crest of Horseshoe Ridge, where you can see the 35th Ohio Monument.
58th North Carolina Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
4. 58th North Carolina Infantry Marker
View from the crest of Horseshoe Ridge, looking down the trail towards the historical monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 18 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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