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

Buell's Brigade

Wood's Division

— Crittenden's Corps —

 
 
Buell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
1. Buell's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
Buell's Brigade
Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel George P. Buell
Sept. 20, 1863. Daylight

100th Illinois - Colonel Frederick A. Bartleson.
58th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel James T. Embree.
13th Michigan - Major Willard G. Eaton.
26th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel William H. Young.
8th Indiana Battery - Captain George Estep.

About 3 o'clock a.m. of September 20th the Brigade, leaving its skirmishers to follow at daylight, was moved with the Division to the slope west of this position where it remained in bivouac until 9 o'clock. At that hour the Division moved forward to relieve Negley's on the line, and this Brigade formed in the woods at the western edge of the Brotherton field, with Harker's Brigade on its left.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-559.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 54.87′ N, 85° 
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16.36′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road south of Dyer Road, on the left when traveling south. This tablet is located several feet off of the east side of the roadway in an open field. 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. Harker's Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rosecrans' Headquarters Shell Monument (about 500 feet away); 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 500 feet away); Barnes' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laiboldt's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); William H. Lytle Memorial Shell Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); 35th Indiana Infantry (approx. ¼ mile 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 on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument
Buell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
2. Buell's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet looking north along the Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road.
Numbering System).”
 
Buell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
3. Buell's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet looking south along the Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road.
Buell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 26, 2017
4. Buell's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet, looking east, situated several feet from the side of the roadway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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