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

Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery

McNair's Brigade

 

—Johnson's Division —

 
Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
1. Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker
Close-up view of the text on the marker.
Inscription.
C.S.A.
Culpeper's South Carolina Battery
3 guns
McNair's Brigade - Johnson's Division
September 20, 1863, 11:30 a.m.
Captain James F. Culpeper.

 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number 1345A.)
 
Location. 34° 55.074′ N, 85° 15.652′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Lafayette Road north of Dryer Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located along the main road that runs north to south through the national park and is situated very near the site of the Brotherton House. 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. Left Wing - Army of Tennessee (here, next to this marker); Buckner's Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckner's Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Gregg's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Breakthrough (within
Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
2. Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker
View, looking south, of the marker on the park pathway that leads to the Brotherton's House.
shouting distance of this marker); Bledsoe's Missouri Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); War Comes to the Brothertons (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 tablet and the tablet'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 (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
3. Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker
View, looking west, of the marker next to the "Left Wing-Army of Tennessee" tablet.
Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
4. Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Marker
View, looking north, of the marker on the park pathway that leads from the parking area that is off of the Lafayette Road, to the Brotherton's House.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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