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

6th Kentucky Infantry (USA)

 
 
6th Kentucky (USA) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
1. 6th Kentucky (USA) Marker
Inscription.
6th
Kentucky
Inf. U.S. Vols.


 
Erected 1899 by State of Kentucky. (Marker Number MT-867.)
 
Location. 34° 55.621′ N, 85° 15.404′ 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. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The monument is located about two thirds of the way through 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. 10th Indiana Infantry (here, next to this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Hazen's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 6th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 74th Indiana Infantry
6th Kentucky (USA) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
2. 6th Kentucky (USA) Marker
A close-up view of the text on the marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Kentucky Infantry (USA) (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (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, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
6th Kentucky (USA) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
3. 6th Kentucky (USA) Marker
View of the marker looking north along the Battleline Road.
6th Kentucky (USA) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
4. 6th Kentucky (USA) Marker
View of the marker looking east, with a view of the Battleline Road in the background.
6th Kentucky (USA) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
5. 6th Kentucky (USA) Marker
View of the marker looking south 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 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on December 15, 2016.
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