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

98th Ohio Infantry

2nd Brigade - Mitchell

 

1st Division

 
98th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
1. 98th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the text on the front side of the historical monument.
Inscription. [Text on Front Side of Monument]:

98th.
Ohio
Infantry.

2nd Brigade.
1st Division.
Reserve Corps.

[Text on Back Side of Monument]:

This regiment arrived
on the field Sept. 20th
1863, about 1:30 P.M.
It went into action about
2:00 P.M. Being on the left of
the first line of the Brigade
it gained this position
by assault and occupied
and held it until 6:00 P.M.

 
Erected by the State of Ohio.
 
Location. 34° 55.622′ N, 85° 16.374′ 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. To view this historical marker drive to the parking area for Horseshoe Ridge (just beyond the Snodgrass House tour stop) and proceed westward on foot, along the southern crest of the ridge for a little more than 0.2 of a mile, to the lowlands
98th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
2. 98th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the back side of the historical monument.
just beyond the high ground on Hill #3, and just in the woods off of the park trail. 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. 3rd Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dent's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Steedman's Division - Granger's Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelly's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 84th Regiment Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
98th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
3. 98th Ohio Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical monument.
98th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
4. 98th Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking south, of the historical monument, located in the woods off of the park trail, and in the background, to the right of the monument, there is a view of a Tennessee regimental monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 22 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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