Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Buckner's Corps —
Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps.
Brigadier General William B. Bate.
September 20, 1863, 11 a.m., 1st Position.
58th Alabama - Colonel Bushrod Jones.
37th Georgia - Lieutenant Colonel Joseph T. Smith.
4th Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters - Lieutenant Joel Towers.
15th Tennessee - Colonel R. C. Tyler, Lieutenant Colonel R. Dudley Frayser, Captain R.M. Tankesley.
37th Tennessee - Colonel R. C. Tyler, Lieutenant Colonel R. Dudley Frayser, Captain R.M. Tankesley.
20th Tennessee - Major W. M. Shy.
Eufaula (Alabama) Battery - Captain McDonald Oliver.
The Brigade by a partial wheel to the left, from its refused position on the right of Brown's Brigade came onto this ground which had been occupied by Wood's Brigade of Cleburne's Division, and followed it into action. Brown's Brigade on its left advanced with Wood's, and Clayton moving up from the rear of Brown advanced on the left of Bate.
The fire was heavy on the whole line from Brannan's line in front and Reynolds' on the right. Wood being repulsed, Bate advanced beyond
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1130.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1863.
Location. 34° 55.276′ N, 85° 15.428′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Brotherton Road east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, a moderate walking distance north of one of the park's secondary east to west roadways, a short distance off a marked park walking trail. 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. A different marker also named Bate's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Stewart's DivisionWood's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Clayton's Brigade (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Brown's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Dawson's Georgia Battery (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Dawson's Georgia Battery (about 500 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 I purchased at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Visitor Center, to determine both the marker number for this tablet and the tablet'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).”
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.