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

Brown's Brigade

Stewart's Division

 

—Buckner's Corps —

 
Brown's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
1. Brown's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Brown's Brigade.
Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps.
Brigadier General John C. Brown.
September 20, 1863, 10 A.M., 1st Position

18th Tennessee - Captain Gideon H. Lowe.
26th Tennessee - Major Richard M. Saffell.
32d Tennessee - Colonel Edmund C. Cook.
45th Tennessee - Colonel Anderson Searcy.
23d Tennessee Battalion - Captain W.P. Simpson.
T.H. Dawson's (Georgia) Battery - Lieutenant R.W. Anderson.


The Brigade moved early Sunday morning to this ground from its bivouac about 500 yards to the left, formed on the left of Bate's Brigade, and constructed rough field defences of logs, stumps, and stones. Subsequently Wood's Brigade of Cleburne's Division formed in front of Bate in extension of Brown's line, and about 11 o'clock the two Brigades advanced to attack the enemy in position west of the LaFayette Road about the Poe place.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1136.)
 
Location. 34° 55.213′ N, 85° 15.445′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Brotherton Road east of LaFayette Road, on the
Brown's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
2. Brown's Brigade Marker
View, looking east, of the tablet situated off the primary walking trail, and at the end of a short secondary trail.
left when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, a moderate walking distance north of one of the park's secondary east to west roadways, a short distance off a marked park 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. Dawson's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dawson's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Brown's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 36th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stewart's Division (about 300 feet away); Bates Brigade (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Bate's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Law's Brigade (about 600 feet 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,
Brown's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
3. Brown's Brigade Marker
View, looking west, of the tablet, situated slightly downslope from the primary trail, in a clearing in the woods.
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. Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 
Brown's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
4. Brown's Brigade Marker
View, looking west, of the tablet, situated downslope of the primary park walking trail, which would be seen up on the picture's higher ground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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