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

9th Indiana Infantry

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
1. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the historical monument.
Inscription.
Indiana.
Ninth Regiment Infantry.(Suman)
Second Brigade. (Hazen)
Second Division. (Palmer)
Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden)
Was sent to this position at dusk of
September 20th, from Snodgrass field,
lost some men by capture, with the
three regiments which were captured on
the right; fired into the capturing force,
and held this position until eight P.M.,
when it withdrew.

 
Erected by the State of Indiana.
 
Location. 34° 55.673′ N, 85° 16.236′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on 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,
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
2. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
at 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. Close of the Battle (a few steps from this marker); 68th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) (within shouting distance of this marker); Kings Brigade (Detachmant) (within shouting distance of this marker); 101st Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Sirwell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
3. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the historical monument, looking west, along the trail that runs west along Horseshoe Ridge to neighboring Hill #3.
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
4. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the historical monument looking north.
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By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
5. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the historical monument situated at the western edge of the clearing on Hill #2 of Horseshoe Ridge.
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
6. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the historical monument a short distance from the "Close of the Battle," historical tablet.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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