Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
5th Kentucky Infantry (CSA)
Erected 1899 by State of Kentucky. (Marker Number MT-1326.)
Location. 34° 55.677′ N, 85° 16.259′ 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 just beyond the high ground on Hill #2, just in the woods beyond the western edge of the clearing. 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. 9th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Close of the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Ohio Infantry 68th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 101st Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Kings Brigade (Detachmant) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 35th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); Sirwell's Brigade (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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