Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Thomas' Corps —
Reynolds' Division - Thomas' Corps.
Brigadier General John B. Turchin.
September 19, 1863, 4 p.m., 2d Position.
18th Kentucky - Colonel Hubbard K. Milward.
11th Ohio - Colonel Philander P. Lane.
36th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel Hiram F. Devol.
92nd Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Putnam, Jr.
21st Indiana Battery - Captain William W. Andrew.
This brigade relieved Hazen's in the Brock Field soon after 3 o'clock p.m., being in an isolated position, General Turchin moved to the right and formed in two lines on the left of Cruft's Brigade of Palmer's Division. At 4:30 p.m. the enemy attacked with great persistence and was finally repelled by a charge of Turchin's Brigade which wheeled upon the enemy's right, while Cruft's Brigade charged to the front. At the close of this engagement Turchin's Brigade joined King's in the vicinity of the Poe House where it bivouacked.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-640.)
Topics. Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
Location. 34° 55.117′ N, 85° 14.953′ 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. 12th & 47th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 33rd Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 24th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 31st Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); 13th & 154th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); 90th Ohio Infantry Regiment (about 400 feet away); Hazen's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. In locating this tablet I used the "Chickamauga Battlefield" map, that
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