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

4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry

Maney's Brigade

— Cheatham's Division —

 
 
4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
1. 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Tennessee
4th Confederate
Regiment Infantry
Maney's Brigade
Cheatham's Division
2:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Tennessee. (Marker Number MT-1380.)
 
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° 55.357′ N, 85° 14.924′ 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, “Monument located within the Chickamauga Battlefield in the woods north of Brock Field, 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
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distance of this marker. Maney's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 24th Battalion Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 1st Confederate, 2nd Battalion Georgia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Georgia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th and 9th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away); 1st and 27th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away); Scogin's Georgia Battery (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 the unit's position on September 19, 1863, at 2:30 p.m."

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
4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
2. 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the marker.
on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
3. 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker
View of marker looking south along the park trail.
4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
4. 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker
View of marker situated next to to the Maney's Brigade tablet.
4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
5. 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker
View of marker situated in middle of park walking trail.
4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 13, 2018
6. 4th Confederate Tennessee Infantry Marker
View of marker looking north along the park trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 20, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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Jul. 19, 2024