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

Widow Glenn's House Site

 
 
Widow Glenn's House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2016
1. Widow Glenn's House Site Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Widow Glenn's House
Burned during the Battle
September 20, 1863.

 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-423L.)
 
Location. 34° 54.46′ N, 85° 16.349′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Glenn-Viniard Road north of Wilder Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along a park roadway (Google maps show road as Vittitoe-Chickamauga Road, NPS map show road as Glenn-Viniard Road), very near the Wilder Tower. 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. 39th Indiana Mounted Infantry (here, next to this marker); 98th Illinois Infantry (here, next to this marker); Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland. (here, next to this marker); 18th Indiana Battery (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 18th Indiana Battery (a few steps from this marker);
Widow Glenn's House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2016
2. Widow Glenn's House Site Marker
View of the marker looking east.
Wilder's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Wilder Lightning Brigade Mounted Infantry (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 monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Widow Glenn's House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2016
3. Widow Glenn's House Site Marker
View of the marker looking north.
Widow Glenn's House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2016
4. Widow Glenn's House Site Marker
View of the marker, looking south, towards the Wilder Tower.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on October 1, 2016.
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