Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
3rd Wisconsin Battery
—3rd Division —
Front Side of Monument:
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division.
21st Army Corps.
Back Side of Monument:
• • This battery under command of 1st Lieutenant Courtland Livingston was engaged on the morning of September 19, 1863, in front of the Viniard House until forced to retire, occupying and holding this position until night. Successfully aiding in the repulse of the enemy's advance from Hall's Ford to the Lafayette Road north of Viniard House, by a fire on his flank. On the morning of the 20th changed position to the hill north of the Dyer House. About 11:30 a.m. was involved in the disaster from the enemy's charge through the Dyer Field, losing five guns, 26 men killed, wounded and missing. Captain Lu. H. Drury was wounded September 13, 1863, near Lee and Gordon's Mills. • • • • •
Erected by the State of Wisconsin. (Marker Number 1069.)
Location. 34° 53.886′ N, 85° 15.685′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Lafayette Road north of Frank M. Gleason Parkway (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located in
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 3rd Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 51st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnes' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 99th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fourth Michigan Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laiboldt's Brigade (approx. 0.8 miles away); 8th Wisconsin Battery (approx. 0.9 miles 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,
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