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

Beatty's Brigade

Van Cleve's Division

 

—Crittenden's Corps —

 
Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
1. Beatty's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Beatty's Brigade
Van Cleve's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General Samuel Beatty.
September 19, 1863, 4 p.m.

79th Indiana, - Colonel Frederick Kneeler.
9th Kentucky, - Colonel George H. Cram.
17th Kentucky, - Colonel Alexander M. Stoutt.
19th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Henry G. Stratton.
26th Pennsylvania Battery, - Captain Allison J. Stevens.

At 4 o'clock Samuel Beatty's Brigade with Dick's on its right, had been forced back to this position by Stewart's Division. With the assistance of the 9th Indiana, the 124th Ohio, and 41st Ohio of Hazen's Brigade they were able to make a brief stand, but at 4:30 the entire line was driven from position by Stewart's troops advancing from the front, and Johnson's Brigade of Johnson's Division from the right. The line was rallied west of the Dyer Field and bivouacked on the slope west of the Crawfish Springs Road.
 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefield Board. (Marker Number MT-550.)
 
Location. 34° 55.033′ N, 85° 15.674′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road south of Dyer Road, on the right when traveling south
Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
2. Beatty's Brigade Marker
A distant view of the tablet, looking south along the Union battleline pathway on the high ground in the Brotherton Field.
. Click for map. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, in a field a short distance south of the Brotherton Cabin, a short distance west of the LaFayette 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. 9th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); War Comes to the Brothertons (a few steps from this marker); Hazen's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Bledsoe's Missouri Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cleve's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Trigg's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Breakthrough (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 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
Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
3. Beatty's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet in the Brotherton Field, looking east, with a distant view of the 9th Indiana Infantry in the background.
monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Beatty's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
4. Beatty's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet, looking north along the Union battleline pathway in the Brotherton Field, with a distant view of the Brotherton cabin in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on September 15, 2016.
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