Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
11th Ohio Infantry
— Reynolds's Division —
Erected 1894 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-960.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1863.
Location. 34° 56.456′ N, 85° 15.583′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Lafayette Road south of Post Road, on the right when traveling south. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, on the grounds of the battlefield Visitor Center, just north the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3370 Lafayette Road, 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. Fowler's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren's Mississippi Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 12 - Pounder Mountain Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Battlefield Monuments (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Plaques and Markers (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 88th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 marker is a, “A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks regiment's position on the McDonald Field on September 20, 1863, at 6:00 p.m."
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
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.