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

Clayton's Brigade

Stewart's Division

 

Buckner's Corps

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2019
1. Clayton's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
No.40-B. .............................................. C.
Clayton's Brigade.
Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps.
Brigadier General Henry D. Clayton.
September 19, 1863, 5 P.M., 3d Position.

18th Alabama - Lieutenant Colonel R. F. Inge.
36th Alabama - Colonel Lewis T. Woodruff.
38th Alabama - Lieutenant Colonel A. R. Lankford.
1st Arkansas Battery - Captain John T. Humphreys.

After crossing the LaFayette road at Brotherton's at four o'clock, Clayton's Brigade in a brief engagement, aided by Fulton's Brigade of Bushrod Johnson's Division, which attacked at the south end of the Brotherton field, drove Dick's and S. Beatty's Brigades westward and followed to this position Dick and Beatty withdrawing to the slope west of the Crawfish Springs road. From this position upon the appearance of Negley's Division advancing from the direction of Widow Glenn's to the Dyer field, Clayton withdrew to the east side of the LaFayette road.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker
Clayton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2019
2. Clayton's Brigade Marker
View, looking west, of both the featured marker (tablet), and of the markers of the Laiboldt Brigade.
Number MT-1139.)
 
Location. 34° 54.848′ N, 85° 15.995′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Glenn-Kelly Road east of Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road, on the left when traveling north. This marker is located in the National Military Park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is situated near a small stream that runs through the South Dyer Field (labeled the Brotherton Field on the Chickamauga Battlefield Map). 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. 73rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Laiboldt's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Beatty's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 42nd Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Stewart's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 104th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Negley's Division (within shouting distance of this marker). 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).”
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding
Clayton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2019
3. Clayton's Brigade Marker
this particular cast iron tablet. (Submitted on August 22, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 
Clayton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2019
4. Clayton's Brigade Marker
View of the marker (tablet) looking north across the South Dyer Field.
Clayton's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2019
5. Clayton's Brigade Marker
Distant view of the back side of the marker (tablet) looking east across the South Dyer Field.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 90 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 22, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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