Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Longstreet's Corps —
Johnson's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Evander McNair
Colonel David Coleman.
September 18, 1863, 7
1st Arkansas Rifles, (Dismounted) - Colonel Robert W. Harper.
2d Arkansas Rifles, (Dismounted) - Colonel J. A. Williamson.
25th Arkansas, - Lieutenant Colonel Eli Hufstedler.
4th and 31st Arkansas and
4th Arkansas Battalion, Consolidated, - Major J. A. Ross.
39th North Carolina, - Colonel David Coleman.
Culpeper's (South Carolina) Battery, - Captain J. F. Culpeper.
This brigade formed line in rear of Gregg's Brigade on this ground about 7 a.m. It advance with the division to meet the attack of Davis' Union Division from the direction of Viniard's. Two of its regiments, the 39th North Carolina and the 25th Arkansas, moved forward to Gregg's line during the heaviest engagement of the latter, and finally forced their way 200 yards across the LaFayette road, when they were enfiladed by Wilder's Brigade and forced to retire. The remainder of the brigade charged to the right and drove the opposing forces
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1191.)
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° 54.14′ N, 85° 15.037′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Viniard Road east of LaFayette Road, on the right when traveling east. This tablet is located several feet from the south side of the roadway. 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. Hood's Division (a few steps from this marker); 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gregg's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilder's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 18th Indiana Battery (about 400 feet away); Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery (about 500 feet away); Buckner's Corps (about 500 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
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 10, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.