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

113th Ohio Infantry

Mitchell's Brigade,

 

—Steedman's Division, —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
1. 113th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription. Text on the Front Side of Monument:

113th
Ohio Infantry,
Mitchell's Brigade,
Steedman's Division,
Reserve Corps.

Text on the Back Side of Monument:

To the memory of 131 Killed, Woun-
ded and Missing of the 113th Regi-
ment Ohio Infantry.
Sept. 20th, 1863, the Left Center of
Mitchell's Brigade, Steedman's Division.
This position was gained by assault
about 2:00 P.M. and held against all
attacks until the Army retired at sundown.

 
Erected by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number 1032.)
 
Location. 34° 55.61′ N, 85° 16.42′ 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
113th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
2. 113th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the text on the front side of the monument.
southern crest of the ridge for a little more than 0.4 of a mile, past Hill #2, past Hill #3, all the way to the central area of the clearing on Hill #4. 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. 30th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 50th Tennessee and 1st Tennessee Battalion Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Mitchell's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Steedman's Division - Granger's Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dent's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 44th Tennessee Infantry (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 marker number for this monument and the monument's location 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
113th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
3. 113th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the back side of the historical monument.
Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
113th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
4. 113th Ohio Infantry Marker
A close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical monument.
113th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
5. 113th Ohio Infantry Marker
View, looking south across the clearing on Horseshoe Ridge's Hill #4, of the historical marker in the foreground, and of the State of Tennessee Memorial Monument, in the distant background, across the clearing.
113th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
6. 113th Ohio Infantry Marker
View looking west across the clearing on Horseshoe Ridge's Hill #4, with the featured historical monument on the north (right) side of the clearing, and the State of Tennessee Memorial Monument on the south (left) side.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 5 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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