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

9th Indiana Infantry

Hazen's Brigade

— Palmer's Division —

 
 
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
1. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Indiana.
Ninth Regiment Infantry.(Suman)
Second Brigade. (Hazen)
Second Division. (Palmer)
Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden)
Saturday, September 19th, 1:00 P.M.
to 3:30 P.M.


 
Erected 1898 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-775.)
 
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° 55.221′ N, 85° 14.893′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Brotherton Road east of LaFayette Road, on the right when traveling east. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along one of the park's secondary east to west roadways, in the Brock 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. 124th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker
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also named Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazen's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th & 154th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); 19th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); 31st Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 500 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 regimental 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. Marks regiment's position at north end of Brock Field."

The park service also shares that, "The missing plaque was re-cast and installed in 2011."

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
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
2. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the marker.
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 Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
3. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking south along the Union line in the Brock Field.
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
4. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
Another view of the marker, looking south across the Brock Field, at first the 124th Ohio monument, and second the 41st Ohio monument.
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
5. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking northeast along the Brotherton Road in the distant background.
9th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2018
6. 9th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking northwest along the Brotherton Road in the distant background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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