Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
41st Ohio Infantry
4:30 P. M. to
Erected 1894 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-1000.)
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° 54.925′ N, 85° 15.797′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road, one mile south of Viniard Road, on the right when traveling south. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road one mile south of Brotherton Road, on the right when traveling south. This marker is on the west side of LaFayette Road along a hiking path that connects LaFayette Road and Glenn-Kelly Road. The path crosses LaFayette Road between the Glenn Field and the Brotherton Field. The path branches several times, this marker is along a path (take a right when the
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)”. 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. 74th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Heg's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Stanley's Brigade. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 7th Indiana Battery (about 400 feet away); 19th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. This is a standard Ohio marker, built in 1894. It is a 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. It the regiment's position in Brotherton Field on September 19, 1863, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Also see . . .
1. Death Knell of the Confederacy. Link to the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National (Submitted on September 10, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Battle of Chickamauga. Overview of the battle provided by the American Battlefield Trust. (Submitted on September 10, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.