Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Crittenden's Corps —
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen.
Sept. 20, 1863, 1st Position.
9th Indiana - Colonel Isaac C.B. Suman.
6th Kentucky - Major Richard T. Whitaker.
41st Ohio - Colonel Aquila Wiley.
124th Ohio- Major James B. Hampson.
1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery F - Lieutenant Giles J. Cockerill.
The Brigade constructed log works on this line before daylight September 20, forming with the 23rd Kentucky of Grose's Brigade the right of Palmer's Division. The battery was formed on its left. The log works were so well constructed that only thirteen enlisted men were wounded behind them during the early assault of the Confederates. These attacks were severe until noon. About 3 o'clock the Brigade was withdrawn from this line and sent to Snodgrass Hill to the assistance of General Thomas.
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-600.)
Location. 34° 55.615′ N, 85° 15.405′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Battleline Road south of Alexanders Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 6th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 6th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (a few steps from this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 74th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 23rd Kentucky Infantry (USA) (a few steps from this marker); 10th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); A Memorial to Texans (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
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