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

Liddell's Division

Walker's Corps

— Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell —

 
 
Liddell's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
1. Liddell's Division Marker
Inscription.  
Liddell's Division, - Walker's Corps.
Brigadier General St. John R. Liddell.
September 19, 1863, 8 a.m.
Liddell's Brigade, - Colonel Daniel C. Govan.
Walthall's Brigade, - Brigadier General Edward C. Walthall.

The Division crossed the stream at Byram's Ford a mile and a half down and on the night of the 18th bivouacked near Alexander's house moving forward soon after daylight of the 19th to take its intended place on the right of the line it halted at this point for further orders. At about 10:30 o'clock it was ordered to the right to the support of Wilson's and Ector's Brigades of Walker's Divisions hotly engaged in the vicinity of Jay's Mill with Brannan's and Baird's Divisions of Thomas' Corps.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1103.)
 
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° 54.31′ N, 85° 14.701′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
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, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Viniard Road east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east. The tablet is located on the north side of the roadway, a few feet off 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. Walker's Reserve Corps (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Longstreet's Corps (about 700 feet away); Johnson's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hood's Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); McNair's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gregg's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery E, 9th Georgia Artillery Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. In locating this tablett 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 on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Liddell's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
2. Liddell's Division Marker
View of the tablet looking west along the Viniard Road.
Liddell's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
3. Liddell's Division Marker
View of the backside of the tablet looking east along the Viniard Road.
Liddell's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
4. Liddell's Division Marker
View of the tablet a few feet off the roadway, near the tree-line of the nearby woods.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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