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

6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA)

 
 
6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
1. 6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker
Inscription.  
6th
Kentucky
Infantry C.S.A.

 
Erected by the State of Kentucky. (Marker Number MT-1327.)
 
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. 34° 56.072′ N, 85° 15.255′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Alexander Bridge Road and Battleline Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. 4th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) (within shouting distance of this marker); Gist's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); Peyton H. Colquit Memorial Shell Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Confederate Georgia, 2nd Battalion Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Georgia Infantry Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Georgia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). 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, “1'8" x 1'2" x 3'2" high, marker is a single block of granite, rock-faced at bottom and finished above, with a slanting top inscribed with "Kentucky" within a scroll and the unit's name."

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, and tablets on the Chickamauga
6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
2. 6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker
Close-up view of the marker's text.
Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
3. 6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker
Distant view of this marker situated in the woods northeast of the Alexander Bridge Road.
6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
4. 6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker
View of the marker (left side of picture), situated in the woods, just off of a park walking trail.
6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
5. 6th Kentucky Infantry (CSA) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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