Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Crittenden's Corps —
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General William B. Hazen.
September 19, 1863, 12:30 P.M., 1st Position.
9th Indiana - Colonel Isaac C.B. Suman.
6th Kentucky - Colonel George T. Shackleford.
41st Ohio - Colonel Aquila Wiley.
124th Ohio - Colonel Oliver H. Payne, Major James B. Hampson.
Battery F, 1st Ohio, - Lieutenant Giles J. Cockerill.
The Brigade went into action on this ground, being the left of Palmer's Division, with Cruft's Brigade on its right. The line advanced in echelon of brigades, Hazen's leading.
It encountered troops of Cheatham's Division and fought its way steadily forward to the middle of the Brock field. There it was relieved about 4 o'clock by Turchin's Brigade and withdrew to the vicinity of the Poe House for ammunition. From the latter point a portion of the Brigade was sent to the assistance of Van Cleve's Brigade near the Brotherton house, and the remaining portion was rallied to the support of the guns formed by General Reynolds diagonally across the LaFayette Road at the north line of the Poe field.
It also took part in restoring the line at the right of General Reynolds' Division which had been forced back by the left of Bate's Brigade of Stewart's
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-597.)
Location. 34° 55.215′ N, 85° 15.005′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Brotherton Road east of LaFayette Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along one of the park roadways, about midway between the LaFayette Road and the Alexander Bridge 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 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (about 300 feet away); Cruft's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Palmer's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 31st Indiana (approx. ¼ mile away); Smith's Mississippi Battery (approx. ¼ mile away); 24th Ohio Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Maney's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). 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
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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