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

King's Brigade

Reynolds’ Division

 

—Thomas’ Corps. —

 
King's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
1. King's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
King's Brigade
Reynolds' Division - Thomas' Corps.
Colonel Edward A. King
September 20, 1863, Morning
68th Indiana - Captain Edmund Finn
75th Indiana - Colonel Milton S. Robinson.
101st Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Doan.
105th Ohio - Major George T. Perkins.
Indiana Light Artillery 19th Battery - Lieutenant Robert S. Lackey.

The Brigade first formed west of the Lafayette Road and facing it being in echelon to the right and rear of Turchin's Brigade, and connecting with the left of Brannan's Division. There was a heavy attack after 10 A.M. from Stewart's troops, which after severe fighting was repulsed. Upon the retreat of Brannan, King's Brigade was moved across the road until its left joined Turchin's right which had been refused, and its line then faced the Poe house, where it remained without serious engagement during the early afternoon.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-605.)
 
Location. 34° 55.486′ N, 85° 15.645′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Lafayette Road north of Poe Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map
King's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
2. King's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, with a distant view of the Lafayette Road, as seen through the trees directly behind the historical markers.
. This historical marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the west side of the main roadway that runs north to south through the park. 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. 101st Indiana Infantry (here, next to this marker); 19th Indiana Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 68th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 75th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery M, Fourth U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Corps Headquarter’s (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 14th Corps Headquarter’s (about 300 feet away); Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away). 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 monument number for this marker and the marker'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,
King's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
3. King's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north towards the Lafayette Road.
and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System)."
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
King's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
4. King's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south towards the Lafayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 26, 2016.
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