Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
41st Ohio Infantry
— Palmer's Division —
Colonel Aquila A. Wiley, Commanding
Hazen's Brigade, Palmer's Division
21st Army Corps.
Text from the Back Side of the Monument:
September 20th, occupied position in first line of battle, East of Kelly Field, on right of Monument of Battery F, First Ohio Light Artillery, from daylight till 2:00 P.M., when it was relieved and ordered into position about 200 yards West of Kelly House, facing South. At 3:00 P.M. was ordered to Snodgrass Hill, where it re-enforced the 125th Ohio. Assisted in repulse of all subsequent assaults on that position. About 7:00
Number Engaged 360. Loss, Killed and Mortally Wounded 19: Additional wounded 87: Captured or Missing 9, of whom six were also wounded: Total 115.
Erected 1894 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-998.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil.
Location. 34° 55.137′ N, 85° 14.897′ 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 monument 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. 31st Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 13th & 154th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 33rd Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hazen's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Turchin's Brigade (about 300 feet away); 124th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 12th & 47th Tennessee Infantry (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, the marker is a, “8' x 8' x 16' smooth-finished monument has double step base supporting square plan shaft with molded base and capital. Granite relief of soldier at parade rest on front; raised letter unit information on base."
The National Park Service also identifies C. H. Niehaus as being the sculptor of this monument.
In locating this monument 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 monument and the monument'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 Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 10, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 11, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.