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

10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment

 
 
10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, March 16, 2011
1. 10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription.  
10th Wisconsin
Infantry
9 A. M. Sept. 19, 1863

 
Erected 1895 by State of Wisconsin. (Marker Number MT-1078.)
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 55.53′ N, 85° 14.617′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. This marker is not visible from the road. The marker is on the north side of Brotherton Road, near Winfrey Field, on a wooded path. From the 1st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument follow the path until you find a trail leading too the left (south, parallel to Brotherton Road). Follow this path to the marker. Touch for map. 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. Scribner’s Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, 1st Michigan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battery A, 1st Michigan (about 300 feet away); 6th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 33rd Ohio Infantry Regiment
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(about 400 feet away); 5th Indiana Battery (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 5th Indiana Battery (about 400 feet away); Philemon P. Baldwin Memorial Shell Monument (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. According to the National Park Service, the marker was created in 1895. It is construction out of granite and is a simple rectangular slab measuring 1'6" x 1' x 3'. The slanted tops carries a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position at 9:00 a.m. on September 19, 1863.
 
Also see . . .
1. 10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. (Submitted on December 30, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Battle of Chickamauga. (Submitted on December 30, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
3. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on February 1, 2017.) 
 
10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, March 16, 2011
2. 10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker
10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, March 16, 2011
3. 10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker
Looking south, the marker is visible at about the center of the photograph.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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