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

65th Ohio Infantry Regiment

Harker's Brigade

 
 
65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, May 4, 2011
1. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription.  
65th Regiment
Ohio Infantry,
Harker’s
Brigade.
5:00 P.M.
September 19,
1863.

 
Erected 1894 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-1013.)
 
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° 54.593′ N, 85° 15.812′ 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 the second right when the trail splits)
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north of the main path. This marker can also be reached from the Brothernton Field.

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. 78th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 21st Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Anderson's Brigade (about 700 feet away); 39th North Carolina Infantry (about 700 feet away); Sirwell's Brigade. (about 700 feet away); Carlin's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Manigault's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Col. Daniel H. Gilmer (approx. 0.2 miles 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 marks the units location on September 19, 1863 at 5:00 pm.
65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, May 4, 2011
2. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker

 
Also see . . .
1. Death Knell of the Confederacy. Link to the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park web page. (Submitted on September 12, 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 12, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Byron Hooks, May 4, 2011
3. 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker
A close up of the text on the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 151 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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