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

Stanley's Brigade

Negley's Division

 

—Thomas Corps. —

 
Stanley's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
1. Stanley's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Stanley's Brigade
Negley's Division. - Thomas Corps.
Colonel Timothy R. Stanley. September 20, 1863, 10 a.m. 2d Position.
19th Illinois, - Lieutenant Colonel Alexander W. Raffen.
11th Michigan, - Colonel William L. Stoughton.
18th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Chas. H. Grosvenor.
1st Ohio Light, Battery M. - Captain Frederick Schultz

Being relieved about 9:30 a.m. by troops of Wood's division on the line west of Brotherton's the brigade advanced to this position and formed to check the advance of troops of Breckinridge's division. The latter after severe fighting and driving Beatty's brigade from position was at first checked and then repulsed General Adams commanding brigades being wounded and captured. Subsequently Stanley's brigade which had been considerably scattered by its serious engagement with the divisions of Breckinridge and Liddell was gathered by its officers and retired to Snodgrass Ridge.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-632.)
 
Location. 34° 55.863′ N, 85° 15.667′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Glenn-Kelly
Stanley's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
2. Stanley's Brigade Marker
View of the marker in the woods, looking east, with a distant view of the Glenn-Kelly Road in the background.
Road south of Lafayette Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This maker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The marker is located along one of the park's secondary roads, a short distance into the woods, south of the national park's visitor's center. 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. Dick's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Stanley's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 44th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 104th Illinois (about 500 feet away); Adams' Brigade (about 500 feet away); 86th Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 500 feet away); Route of Croxton's Brig. (approx. 0.3 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, and tablets on
Stanley's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
3. Stanley's Brigade Marker
View of the marker in the backwoods area of the national park.
the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System)."
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on December 15, 2016.
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