Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
36th Ohio Infantry
Erected 1894 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-995.)
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° 55.019′ N, 85° 14.984′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Brotherton Road west of Alexander Bridge Road, on the left when traveling west. This marker is located in the National Military Park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is situated along a park walking trail that runs south from the Brotherton Road, and through the woods to the east and south of the Brock Field. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker is located within the Chickamauga Battlefield in Brock Field, map site #216". 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. 4th & 5th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, 24th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); 92nd Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 90th Ohio Infantry Regiment (about 400 feet away); 31st Indiana Infantry Regiment (about 400 feet away); 12th & 47th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 11th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (about 500 feet away); Strahl's Brigade (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about 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).”
According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is, “1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high, the marker is a simple rock-faced shaft with a smooth-faced, sloped top that carries an inscription."
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 13, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.