Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
4th Indiana Cavalry
—McCook's Division —
2nd Brigade - Ray.
1st Division - E. M. McCook.
Cavalry Corps - Mitchell.
Fourth Regiment Cavalry.
Lieutenant Colonel John T. Deweese, Commanding.
Second Brigade (Ray).
First Division (E. M. McCook).
Cavalry Corps (Mitchell).
On the 19th of September, 1863, this Regiment when guarding the supply trains about one mile from Stevens' Gap, had a spirited skirmish with the enemy's cavalry, repulsing it and bringing the train through.
On Sunday morning, the 20th, the Regiment with its Brigade was in line of battle near Crawfish Springs, and skirmished with the enemy until 4 p.m., when it was ordered to fall back by the Dry Valley Road.
Erected 1898 by State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-769.)
Location. 34° 54.418′ N, 85° 16.381′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Glenn-Viniard Road north of Wilder Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is located in the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd Michigan Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 2nd & 3rd Kentucky Cavalry (C.S.A.) (a few steps from this marker); 123rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Chicago Board of Trade Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Indiana Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd, 4th, 5th, & 6th Kentucky U.S. Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilder´s Defense (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is a monument that is, “7'
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 Numbering System).”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on October 1, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on October 1, 2016.