Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
To Capture of Nine Union Guns
Nine Union Guns
Erected 1890 by Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-423N.)
Location. 34° 55.381′ N, 85° 15.873′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Glenn-Kelly Road north of Dyer Road, on the left when traveling north. This marker located in a clearing just off of the park roadway, about 15 feet to the west of the roadway, and a short distance to the southeast edge of a wooded area,. 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. 64th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); S. Beatty's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 125th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brannan's Division (about 500 feet away); Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker Van Derveer's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Humphrey's Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. This marker is deemed eligible for inclusion in the Historical Marker Database under the clause for allowable exceptions to the Editorial Guidelines when the marker's inclusion is "adding to a series of bona fide historical markers with one that would otherwise not qualify." This marker is part of the National Park Service's series of MT-numbered markers that are found in the areas of Civil War military operations that are situated in, and around, the Chattanooga - Chickamauga Battlefield, National Military Parks. It is also included on the list of markers used by the "Chickamauga Battlefield" map.
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 listing of all monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 10, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.