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

19th U.S. Infantry

3rd Brigade

 

1st Division

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
1. 19th U.S. Infantry Marker
View of the front side of the monument.
Inscription. Text on Front Side of the Monument:

19th U.S. Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Corps
Regular
........September 19-20, 1863........ Brigade

Text on Left Side of the Monument:

Companies A, B, E, F, G, H, of the 1st Battalion and Company A of the 2nd Battalion, went into action towards Jay's Mill, on the left of the Brigade, at about 9 a.m. of September 19th, 1863. With a strength of 14 officers and 190 men. Company C, 1st Battalion, was detached at division head-quarters.

Text on Right Side of the Monument:

The regiment was engaged throughout the 20th of September, 1863, on and near this spot, until nearly 6 p.m., when it was withdrawn westward across the Lafayette Road to Rossville via McFarland's Gap.

(Marker Number 1066.)
 
Location. 34° 56.012′ N, 85° 15.354′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battleline Road and Alexander Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The
19th U.S. Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
2. 19th U.S. Infantry Marker
View of the front/left side of the monument looking west along the park walking trail.
monument is located on a park hiking trail that proceeds eastward, towards the Lafayette Road, into the woods, from the parking area located at the northern end of Battleline Road. 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. 35th Tennessee (here, next to this marker); 35th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 99th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnes' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 48th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); King's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Second Day Begins (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 Chickamauga Battlefield
19th U.S. Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
3. 19th U.S. Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the left (east) side of the monument.
(using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
19th U.S. Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
4. 19th U.S. Infantry Marker
View of the front/right side of the monument looking east along the park walking trail, towards the Battleline Road.
19th U.S. Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
5. 19th U.S. Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the right (west) side of the monument.
19th U.S. Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
6. 19th U.S. Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 9 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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