Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Brannan's Division — Thomas' Corps.
Colonel John T. Croxton
Sept. 19, 1863, 10 A.M., 2nd Position.
10th Indiana - Colonel William B. Carroll
10th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Marsh B. Taylor.
74th Indiana - Colonel Charles W. Chapman.
74th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel Myron Baker.
4th Kentucky - Lieutenant Colonel P. Burgess Hunt.
4th Kentucky - Major Robert M. Kelley
10th Kentucky - Colonel William H. Hays.
14th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel Henry D. Kingsbury.
1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery C - Lieutenant Marco B. Gary.
Upon the appearance of Wilson's Brigade of Walker's Division upon the right flank of Croxton's first position the Brigade filed to its right and fought on this line re-enforced by the 31st Ohio. It gradually withdrew before the attack of Wilson's Brigade and being relieved in part by King's Brigade of Baird's Division and the advance of Starkweather's Brigade of the same command it retired to the glade in its rear where it procured ammunition, reformed its lines and again advanced.
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° 55.687′ N, 85° 14.503′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Brotherton Road east of Alexander Bridge Road, on the left when traveling east. This marker is located in the National Military Park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is situated along one of the park hiking trails just north of the Winfrey Field. 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. 10th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 74th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 24th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Starkweather's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Polk's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 2nd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 4th Indiana Battery (about 500 feet away); Scribner's Brigade (about 600 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 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).”
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.