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

101st Indiana Infantry

King's Brigade

— Reynolds' Division —

 
 
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Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2018
1. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Indiana.
One Hundred and First Regiment Infantry.
(Doan)
Second Brigade. (King)
Fourth Division. (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 12:30 P.M.
to 4 P.M.


 
Erected 1898 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-855.)
 
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° 55.57′ N, 85° 15.543′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road south of Alexander Bridge 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 park's main north to south roadway, in the wooded area between the Kelly Field and the Poe Field. 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. E. King's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 75th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance
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of this marker); 68th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Opening of the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Route of Baird's and Johnson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Baird's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); To The Opening of the Battle (about 400 feet away); Route of Croxton's Brigade (about 400 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, “This standard Indiana marker consists of a 4' x 4' x 4'8" high rock-faced oolitic stone block with a peaked top and a 12" x 18" bronze plaque affixed to its front. ....."

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
101st Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2018
2. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the marker.
all monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
101st Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2018
3. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker, in the woods, situated just off to the left of the King's Brigade blue tablet.
101st Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2018
4. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
View, looking northwest, of the featured marker in the foreground, lined up with the neighboring King's Brigade blue tablet, and in the distant background, the marker for the 68th Indiana Infantry.
101st Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2018
5. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the featured marker situated in the midst of a heavily wooded area.
101st Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 30, 2018
6. 101st Indiana Infantry Marker
Another view of the featured marker situated in the midst of a heavily wooded area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 4, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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