Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Van Cleve's Division
Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel George F. Dick.
Sept. 19, 1863, 1:30 P.M.- 1st Position
44th Indiana, - Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich.
86th Indiana, - Major Jacob C. Dick.
13th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Elhannon M. Mast.
13th Ohio, - Captain Horatio G. Cosgrove.
59th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Granville A. Frambes.
7th Indiana Battery, - Captain George R. Swallow.
The Brigade formed on this line at 1:30 p.m. and went into action a short distance in front, with Samuel Beatty's Brigade of the same Division on its left. In moving forward it became engaged with Wright's Brigade of Cheatham's Division, and was forced across the Lafayette Road south of Brotherton's, where, with Samuel Beatty's Brigade and some troops from Hazen's Brigade of Palmer's Division, the enemy was held in check until 4 p.m., when Johnson's Brigade of Johnson's Division crossed the Lafayette road south of Brotherton's and attacked Dick's Brigade in flank. At the same time Clayton advanced against its front and the Brigade retired to
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-579.)
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 19, 1863.
Location. 34° 54.905′ N, 85° 15.538′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from 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, a moderate walking distance south of one of the park's secondary east to west roadways, along a marked park walking/horse 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. 86th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 13th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cleve's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 44th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 38th Tennessee Infantry/Murray's Battalion (about 400 feet away); Carnes' Tennessee Battery (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Carnes' Tennessee BatteryCarnes' Tennessee Battery (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 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 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.