Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Walker's Corps —
Liddell's Division - Walker's Corps.
Brigadier General Edward Cary Walthall.
September 20, 1863, Noon.
24th Mississippi, - Captain J.D. Smith.
27th Mississippi, - Colonel James A. Campbell.
29th Mississippi, - Colonel William F. Brantly.
30th Mississippi, - Colonel Junius I. Scales.
34th Mississippi, - Lieutenant Colonel Hugh A. Reynolds, (30th Mississippi) Captain H.J. Bowen.
Fowler's (Alabama) Battery, - Captain William H. Fowler.
The Brigade being formed to the rear and left of this position was sent to the left to assist Polk's Brigade. Reaching the vicinity of Polk's line the Brigade attacked the Union works and was enfiladed from their east salient. Its left was driven back the right was ordered to cease firing and the Brigade then retired to the vicinity of its first position from which it was moved to the right and forward to this line where it remained until about 5 o'clock. At that hour it was ordered forward and crossed the Lafayette Road.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga
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° 56.178′ N, 85° 15.149′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Alexander Bridge Road east of Battleline Road, on the left when traveling south. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the walking trail that originates near the two parking areas off Alexander Bridge Road at the intersection with Battleline Road. 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. Walker's Headquarters Shell Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Brannan's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Liddell's Division (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howell's Georgia Battery (about 500 feet away); Walker's Reserve Corps (about 500 feet away); Wright's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Croxton's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Scogin's Georgia Battery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
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