Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Buckner’s Corps. —
Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps.
Brig. Gen. Henry D. Clayton.
Sep. 19 1863, 4:30 P.M.., 2d Position.
18th Alabama – Lieut. Col. R. F. Inge.
36th Alabama – Col. Lewis T. Woodruff.
38th Alabama – Lieut. Col. A. R. Lankford.
1st Arkansas Battery – Capt. John T. Humphreys.
At four o’clock Clayton’s brigade, with Bate’s on its right, and Brown’s in reserve, crossed the Lafayette road at Brotherton’s and attacked Dick’s and S Beatty’s brigades which were rallying on the ridge south of the house. After a half hours fighting these union troops were forced back through the Dyer field, and withdrew to the west of the Crawfish Springs Road. Clayton followed to the Tan Yard.
Erected 1890 by War Department. (Marker Number MT-1141.)
Location. 34° 54.944′ N, 85° 15.664′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on LaFayette Road, on the right when traveling south Touch for map. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, just south of the Brotherton Cabin, on the west side of the LaFayette Road. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 11th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 86th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dick's Brigade (about 300 feet away); 7th Indiana Battery (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 7th Indiana Battery (about 400 feet away); Battery B, 26th Pennsylvania (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Battery B, 26th Pennsylvania (about 400 feet away); Humphreys’ Arkansas Battery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
Also see . . .
1. Death Knell of the Confederacy. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. (Submitted on September 7, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Cast Iron Tablets and Bronze Plaques. This is a link to information provide. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on September 7, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
3. Battle of Chickamauga. Overview of the battle provided (Submitted on September 7, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.