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

Laiboldt's Brigade

Sheridan's Division

 

— McCook's Corps —

 
Laiboldt's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
1. Laiboldt's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
Laiboldt's Brigade.
Sheridan'a Division - McCook's Corps.
Colonel Bernard Laiboldt.

September 19, 1863, 5:00 p.m., 1st Position.

44th Illinois - Colonel Wallace W. Barrett.
73d Illinois - Colonel James F. Jaquess.
2d Missouri - Major Arnold Beck.
15th Missouri - Colonel Joseph Conrad.
Battery G. 1st Missouri - Lieutenant Gustavus Schueler.

Laiboldt's Brigade followed Bradley's from Lee and Gordon's Mills, and formed line on this ground about 5:00 as a support to Bradley.

The latter Brigade, after severe fighting, repulsed the enemy, and Laiboldt's troops were not brought into action.

The Brigade bivouacked on this ground until near daybreak when it was withdrawn with the rest of its Division to the high ground next west of Widow Glenn's.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number Mt-611.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
 
Location.
Laiboldt's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
2. Laiboldt's Brigade Marker
A distant view of the tablet, looking north along the Lafayette Road.
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34° 53.98′ N, 85° 15.695′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Lafayette road south of Glenn-Viniard Road, on the right when traveling south. This tablet is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, just off the main roadway that services most traffic to and from this National Military Park (NMP). The tablet is located a short distance north of the NMP's main southern entrance. 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. 44th Illinois Infantry (here, next to this marker); 73rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnes' Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 35th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 51st Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 3rd Wisconsin Battery (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named 3rd Wisconsin Battery (about 600 feet away); Dick's Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about 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 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).”
 
Laiboldt's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
3. Laiboldt's Brigade Marker
A closer view of the tablet, situated next to the 44th Illinois marker, looking north along the Lafayette Road.
Laiboldt's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
4. Laiboldt's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet, situated next to the 44th Illinois marker, looking south along the Lafayette Road.
Laiboldt's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
5. Laiboldt's Brigade Marker
A distant view of the tablet, looking south along the Lafayette Road.
Laiboldt's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2018
6. Laiboldt's Brigade Marker
View of the featured tablet looking west, across the Lafayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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