Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Van Cleve's Division
— Crittenden's Corps —
Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel George F. Dick.
Sept. 19, 1863, Morning
44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich.
86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick.
13th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Elhannon M. Mast.
59th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Granville A. Frambes.
7th Indiana Battery, - Captain George R. Swallow.
At 4 a.m., September 19th, the 44th Indiana and 59th Ohio regiments were brought to this position from a point near the Hall house and formed in the edge of the woods west of the LaFayette Road, and facing the Viniard field. At 1 o'clock p.m. the 13th Ohio and 86th Indiana were brought up from near Lee and Gordon's Mill, and the reunited Brigade proceeded rapidly by the LaFayette road to the Brotherton house, and immediately went into action in the forest a short distance southeast of that point.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-577.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
Location. 34° 54.065′ N, 85° 15.756′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Glenn-Viniard Road west of Lafayette Road, on the right when traveling west. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the roadway that border's the southern side of the open field just west of the site of the Viniard House. 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. 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Battery C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); Sheridan's Division (about 600 feet away); 44th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Laiboldt's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 81st Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away); Twentieth Army Corps (about 700 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
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 19, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.