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

92nd Ohio Infantry

Turchin's Brigade

— Reynold's Division —

 
 
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Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
1. 92nd Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
92d, Regiment
Ohio Infantry,
Turchin's
Brigade.
6:30 p.m.
September 20,
1863.

 
Erected 1894 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-1021.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 56.448′ N, 85° 15.702′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Post Road west of Lafayette Road, on the left when traveling west. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, very near the grounds of the battlefield Visitor Center, northwest of the building. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located within the Chickamauga Battlefield in McDonald Field west of the Visitor Center, map site #4". 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. 36th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Warren's Mississippi Light Artillery
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(about 400 feet away); Fowler's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away); Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (about 500 feet away); The Battle of Chickamauga (about 500 feet away); Field Artillery (about 500 feet away); Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia (about 600 feet away); 11th Ohio Infantry (about 600 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 marker is, “A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position on McDonald Field on September 20, 1863, at 6:30 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 Chick-Chatt
92nd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
2. 92nd Ohio Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the marker.
NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
92nd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
3. 92nd Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker situated near the grounds of the battlefield Visitor Center, which is seen in the background, behind the marker.
92nd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
4. 92nd Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the marker, looking northwest, with the McFarland Gap Road in the background.
92nd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
5. 92nd Ohio Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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