Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Polk's Corps —
Cheatham's Division, - Polk's Corps.
Brigade General George Maney.
September 19, 1863, 2 p.m.
1st Tennessee, - Colonel Hume R. Field.
27th Tennessee, - Colonel Hume R. Field.
4th Tennessee, Provisional Army, - Colonel James A. McMurry.
6th Tennessee, - Colonel George C. Porter.
9th Tennessee, - Colonel George C. Porter.
24th Tennessee, (Battalion Sharpshooters) - Major Frank Maney.
Smith's (Mississippi) Battery, - Lieutenant William B. Turner.
This Brigade, with Strahl's on its left, formed the second line of Cheatham's Division at the opening of the action. About 2 o'clock it was sent forward over this ground to relieve Jackson's Brigade on the next crest to the north. There the Brigade at once became heavily engaged.
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-1197.)
Location. 34° 55.318′ N, 85° 14.758′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Brotherton Road east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is located in the national
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smith's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preston Smith's Mortuary Monument (about 700 feet away); Dodge's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Smith's Brigade (about 700 feet away); 79th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 30th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles 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 National Military Park, Visitor Center, to determine both the marker number for this tablet and the tablet'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
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 13, 2016.