Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Longstreet's Corps —
Johnson's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Evander McNair
Colonel David Coleman.
September 20, 1863, 2 p.m.
1st Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. - Lieutenant Colonel D. H. Reynolds.
2d Arkansas Rifles, Dismounted. - Colonel J. A. Williamson.
25th Arkansas, - Lieutenant Colonel Eli Hufstedler.
4th and 31st Arkansas, and 4th Arkansas Battalion, (Consolidated), - Major J. A. Ross.
39th North Carolina, - Colonel David Coleman.
Culpeper's South Carolina Battery, - Captain J. F. Culpeper.
Upon reaching the Dyer field in its advance from Brotherton's McNair's Brigade charged upon the batteries diagonally on the right and participated with Gregg's in the capture of 15 pieces of the Union artillery assembled on the high ground on the western edge of the field. Being then in advance of the line it fell back to the woods and formed on the left of Robertson's Brigade of Hood's Division and at 2:30 p.m. again advanced.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1195.)
Location. 34° 55.393′ N, 85° 16.523′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Touch for map. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along one of the park's roadways that runs north to south, in the extreme western end of the park. This particular marker is one of two tablets, situated at the parking area that is located at the head of the Vittatoe Road walking trail. 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. Johnson's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Manigault's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hindman's Division (about 500 feet away); Lieut. George W. Landrum (about 500 feet away); Johnson's Division - Hood's Corp (about 600 feet away); Deas' Brigade (about 600 feet away); York's Georgia Battery (about 800 feet away); Dick's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. In locating this tablet 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.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.