Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
6th and 9th Tennessee Infantry
— Cheatham's Division —
6th & 9th Regiments Infantry.
2:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.
Erected 1898 by the State of Tennessee. (Marker Number MT-1382.)
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 19, 1863.
Location. 34° 55.304′ N, 85° 14.914′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Alexander Bridge Road west of Brotherton Road, on the left when traveling west. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along one of the park's trails that runs south from Alexander Bridge Road and north from the Brotherton 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. 5th Georgia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 24th Battalion Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Maney's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 1st Confederate, 2nd Battalion Georgia Infantry (about 500 feet away); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (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, “1'6" wide x 1' deep x 3' high, the marker is a rectangular block of smooth-faced Tennessee gray marble inscribed on the front. Marks these units' position on September 19, 1863, at 2:30 p.m."
In locating 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 marker and the marker'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,
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.