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

South Carolina State Monument

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
1. South Carolina State Monument Marker
Inscription.
To her faithful sons at Chickamauga
South Carolina
erects this monument to commemorate
the valor they proved, and the lives they gave
on this great battlefield.
(east side)
Kershaw's Brigade
2nd S.C. Regiment
3d S.C. Regiment
7th S.C. Regiment
8th S.C. Regiment
15th S.C. Regiment
James' (3d) S.C. Battalion

Killed 65
Wounded 438
Missing 1

Of Manigault's Brigade
10th S.C. Regiment
19th S.C. Regiment
Consolidated

Killed 26
Mortally Wounded 40
Wounded 170

Of Gist's Brigade
24th S.C. Regiment

Killed 43
Wounded 114
Missing 12

Culpepper's Battery
Wounded 14
 
Erected 1901 by State of South Carolina.
 
Location. 34° 55.511′ N, 85° 16.059′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Vittetoe Chickamauga Road south of Vittetoe Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Monument is due west of the car pull over. Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
South Carolina State Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
2. South Carolina State Monument Marker
Front Inscription
marker. 19th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 82nd Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Connell's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 19th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 18th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); S. Beatty's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 17th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (approx. 0.2 miles away); 17th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Also see . . .  Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 25, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
South Carolina State Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
3. South Carolina State Monument Marker
Back Inscription
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By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
4. South Carolina State Monument Marker
South Carolina State Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
5. South Carolina State Monument Marker
South Carolina State Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
6. South Carolina State Monument Marker
South Carolina State Monument image. Click for full size.
1901
7. South Carolina State Monument
The monument was originally capped with a bronze, 13'palmetto tree. In Sept. 1905, the tree was removed and replaced with an obelisk.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   7. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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