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

101st Indiana Infantry

2nd Brigade - King

 

—4th Division - Reynolds —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
1. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the front side of the historical marker.
Inscription. Text on Front Side of Monument:

101th Indiana Battery
2nd Brigade - King.
4th Division - Reynolds.
14th Corps - Thomas.

Text on Back Side of Monument:

Indiana's Tribute
To Her
One Hundred and First Regiment Infantry,
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Doan, Commanding.
Second Brigade (King).
Fourth Division (Reynolds).
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas).

Went into battle about one o'clock P.M., September 19th in the woods near Brotherton's. Vigorously engaged most of the afternoon when it moved near the Poe Field.

Morning of the 20th assigned position where this monument stands and assisted in holding it against fierce assaults by the enemy, until near noon, when it was moved to a new line formed south of the Kelly Field, from which it helped to drive the enemy. About 6 o'clock by order of General Thomas, this regiment reported to General Brannan at Snodgrass Hill. After the fighting was over, about 8 o'clock P.M., was ordered from the field.
 
Erected 1897 by State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-854.)
 
Location. 34° 55.483′ N, 85° 15.643′ W. Marker is near
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
2. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
A close-up view of the text on the front side of the historical marker.
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Lafayette Road north of Poe Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the west side of the main roadway that runs north to south through the park. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Monument located within the Chickamauga Battlefield at map site #138 along Poe 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. E. King's Brigade (here, next to this marker); 19th Indiana Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 68th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 75th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery M, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Corps Headquarter’s (about 300 feet away); Thomas' Headquarters Shell Monument (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7'3" x 7"3" x 13', monument
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
3. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the back side of the historical marker.
is an obelisk set on 2-step base w/ relief carving of musket & saber in top step. Front of shaft is smooth faced with inscription and state seal; sides are rock-faced. A carved acorn is set in rock-faced panel at top.”

I used the "Chickamauga Battlefield" map, that I purchased at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Visitor Center, to determine both the monument number for this marker and the marker'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 April 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
101st Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
4. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
A close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical marker.
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
5. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
A distant view of the historical monument, looking northwest, into the woodlands.
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
6. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
A distant view of the historical monument, looking northeast, towards the Lafayette Road.
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
7. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
A distant view of the historical monument, looking southeast, towards the direction of the Poe and Lafayette Roads intersection.
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By Dale K. Benington, September 24, 2013
8. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on February 26, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 30, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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