Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Longstreet's Corps —
Hood's Division, - Longstreet's Corps.
Brigadier General Jerome B. Robertson.
September 20, 1863, 7:00 a.m.
3d Arkansas, - Colonel Van H. Manning.
1st Texas, - Captain R. J. Harding.
4th Texas, - Captain R. H. Bassett.
5th Texas, - Captain J. S. Cleveland.
The Brigade on the morning of September 20 was formed on this ground as the left of the second line of Hood's Division Benning's Brigade being on its right. About 11:15 a.m. it followed Johnson's Division in the attack by Longstreet's central column including as it moved to the right and taking part in the attack on the Union line in position in the western edge of the Poe Field.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1208.)
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° 55.063′ N, 85° 15.397′ W. Marker is near 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. 6th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 36th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 84th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gregg's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benning's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Hood's Division (about 300 feet away); Law's Brigade (about 300 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,
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.