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Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry

Maney's Brigade

— Cheatham's Division —

 
 
1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
1. 1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Tennessee.
1st & 27th Regiments Infantry.
Maney's Brigade.
Cheatham's Division.
2:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Tennessee. (Marker Number MT-1375.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 55.413′ N, 85° 14.918′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Alexander Bridge Road west of Brotherton Road, on the left when traveling west. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along one of the park's trails that runs south from Alexander Bridge Road and north from the Brotherton Road. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker is located within the Chickamauga Battlefield north of Brock Field at map site #113". 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
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of this marker. Cleburne's Division (a few steps from this marker); Scogin's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Scogin's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Confederate, 2nd Battalion Georgia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Maney's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away); 24th Battalion 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, “1'6" wide x 1' deep x 3' high, the marker is a rectangular block of smooth-faced Tennessee gray marble inscribed on the front. Marks these units' position on September 19, 1863, at 2:30 p.m."

In locating this marker 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 marker and the marker's location in relation to the rest of the park's monuments, markers, and tablets. According to the map it provides the, "numerical
1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
2. 1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the marker.
listing of all monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
3. 1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker
View of the marker, situated in a clearing, at the end of a short secondary walking trail, that is just off of a primary park walking trail.
1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
4. 1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry Marker
View of the marker, as seen from the Cleburne's Division tablet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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