Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Longstreet's Corps —
Johnson's Division - Longstreet's Corps.
Colonel John S. Fulton.
September 20, 1963, 1:30 P.M.
17th Tennessee, - Lieutenant Colonel Watt W. Floyd.
23d Tennessee, - Colonel R. H. Keeble.
25th Tennessee, - Lieutenant Colonel R. B. Snowden.
44th Tennessee, - Major G. M. Crawford.
York's Georgia Battery, - Lieutenant William S. Everett.
The Brigade advanced from the crest between this position and the Dyer Field and formed on this line about 1:30 with Gregg's (Sugg's) Brigade on its right. The two Brigades followed by Dent's and York's Batteries the former of six and the latter of three guns gained the summit of the spurs without opposition. For the final movement of this command see the Brigade and Battery tablets on the crest.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1174.)
Location. 34° 55.393′ N, 85° 16.525′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road south of Lytle Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McNair'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); Deas' Brigade (about 500 feet away); Lieut. George W. Landrum (about 500 feet away); Johnson's Division - Hood's Corp (about 600 feet away); York's Georgia Battery (approx. 0.2 miles 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. According to the map it provides the, "numerical listing of all monuments, markers, and tablets
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on September 27, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 21, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.