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

10th Indiana Infantry

Croxton's Brigade

 

Brannan's Division

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2019
1. 10th Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Indiana.
Tenth Regiment Infantry. (Carroll)
Second Brigade. (Croxton)
Third Division. (Brannan)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Saturday, September 19th, 1863, about
10 A.M.

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-777A.)
 
Location. 34° 55.688′ N, 85° 14.519′ 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. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, the marker can be found on the, “1934 Chickamauga Battlefield Monument Location Map, Site #75". 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. Croxton's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 74th Indiana Infantry (within
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By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2019
2. 10th Indiana Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text.
shouting distance of this marker); 24th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Starkweather's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4th Indiana Battery (about 500 feet away); Polk's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 2nd Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 5th Indiana Battery (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 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, “4' square at base and 4'8" high, the marker is a simple rock-faced slab with a bronze inscription plaque set into one side and a peaked top," and that "This marker set on an extra large foundation."
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 18, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 
10th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2019
3. 10th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking northeast along the park hiking trail.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2019
4. 10th Indiana Infantry Marker
10th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2019
5. 10th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker looking west along the park hiking trail.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 18, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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