Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
125th Ohio Infantry
— Wood's Division —
Erected 1894 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-1038.)
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° 55.39′ N, 85° 15.924′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Glenn-Kelly Road north of Dyer Road, on the left when traveling north. This marker is located about 100 yards off of the west side of the roadway, and is situated in a wooded area, with no clear trail or pathway leading to it. 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. 64th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); To Capture of Nine Union Guns (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Beatty's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brannan's Division (about 600 feet away); Humphrey's Brigade Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker (about 700 feet away); Van Derveer's Brigade (about 800 feet away); Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “a 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position southwest of the old blacksmith shop off Glenn-Kelly Road on September 20, 1863, at 12:30 p.m.”
In locating this marker 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 marker and the marker'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).”
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.