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

Scribner’s Brigade

Baird’s Division – Thomas’ Corps

— Col. Benjamin F. Scribner —

 
 
Scribner’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, March 16, 2011
1. Scribner’s Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
Scribner’s Brigade
Baird’s Division – Thomas’ Corps.
Col. Benjamin F. Scribner

Sept. 19, 1863, 9:30 A. M.

38th Indiana, Lieut. Col. Daniel F. Griffin.
2nd Ohio, Col. Obadiah C. Maxwell.
Maj. William T. Beatty.
33rd Ohio, Col. Oscar F. Moore.
94th Ohio, Maj Rue P. Hutchins.
10th Wisconsin, Lieut. Col. John H. Ely.
1st Michigan Light Artillery,
Battery A,     Lieut. George W. Van Pelt.
Lieut. Almerick W. Wilbur.

This brigade being the right of Baird’s division reached this position about 9:30 A.M., taking Wilson’s Brigade of Walker’s Division in flank and relieving the pressure upon the right of Croxton’s Brigade of Brannan’s division. It was in turn attacked on its right flank by Liddell’s Division about 11 A.M. and forced to its left and rear with the loss of five guns, one of which was recaptured. The brigade retired to the Glade East of the McDonald house where its division assembled.
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Erected 1890 by War Department. (Marker Number MT-624.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 55.541′ N, 85° 14.572′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Brotherton Road. 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 the plaque. 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. Battery A, 1st Michigan (within shouting distance of this marker); 33rd Ohio Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battery A, 1st Michigan (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Philemon P. Baldwin Memorial Shell Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 5th Indiana Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Chickamauga
Scribner’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, March 16, 2011
2. Scribner’s Brigade Marker
. (Submitted on December 30, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Scribner’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2019
3. Scribner’s Brigade Marker
Scribner’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, March 16, 2011
4. Scribner’s Brigade Marker
Scribner’s Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2019
5. Scribner’s Brigade Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on August 16, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on December 30, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   5. submitted on August 16, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 16, 2024