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

Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery

 
 
Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
1. Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker
View of the front side of the monument.
Inscription.
Text from the front side of the Monument:

Battery F,
1st Ohio Light Artillery

Hazen's Brigade, Palmer's Division
21st Army Corps.

Text from the back side of the Monument:

This Battery was engaged September 19th, 1863, with Hazen's Brigade in the Brock Field from 12:30 till 3:00 P.M. when it was relieved and ordered to retire to the Rossville Road. Between 5:00 and 6:00 P.M. it went into action a little North-east of Poe House.

September 20th, it occupied this position from daylight till 3:30 P.M. It was then ordered into position near Kelly House, facing south. It remained in that position until ordered to retire to Rossville.

Loss, Killed One Commissioned Officer and One Enlisted Man; Wounded 8; Missing 2; Total 12.

2 horses killed and 2 wounded.
 
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-926.)
 
Location. 34° 55.626′ N, 85° 15.385′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Battleline Road south of Alexander Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the
Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
2. Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker
A close-up view of the battlefield image depicted on the front side of the monument.
site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The monument is located just beyond the middle of the long line of mostly Union monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated along the length of the park's 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. Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (here, next to this marker); A Memorial to Texans (a few steps from this marker); 36th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (within shouting distance of this marker); 24th Ohio Infantry (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,
Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
3. Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker
View of the back side of the monument.
markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
4. Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker
A close-up view of the text seen on the back side of the monument.
Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
5. Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker
A distant view of the front side of the marker, with its two accompanying artillery pieces.
Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
6. Battery F, 1st Ohio, Light Artillery Marker
View of the marker looking north along the Battleline Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 13 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 September 11, 2016.
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