Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
35th Indiana Infantry
3rd Brigade - Barnes
—3rd Division - Van Cleve —
3rd Brigade - Barnes
3rd Division - Van Cleve, 21st Corps - Crittenden
Text on Back Side of Monument:
Thirty-Fifth Regiment Infantry.
Major John P. Dufficy, Commanding.
Third Brigade (Barnes),
Third Division (VanCleve),
Twenty-First Corps (Crittenden)
September 19th, this regiment went into action east of the LaFayette Road, south of Viniard's, facing northeast, at 3 p.m., fighting desperately until dark.
September 20th, moved to the left and after frequent moves and considerable fighting, including one successful charge led by Colonel Barnes, it reached this position where it resisted several determined assaults of the enemy. About sunset it withdrew under fire to the woods west of the LaFayette Road, and thence to Rossville.
Erected by State of Indiana. (Marker Number 796.)
Location. 34° 56.012′ N, 85° 15.368′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battleline Road and Alexander Bridge Road, on the Click for map. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The 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. 99th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); Barnes' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 19th U.S. Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 35th Tennessee (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
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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