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

Peeple's Georgia Battery

Trigg's Brigade

 

— Preston's Division —

 
Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
1. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
Inscription.  
C. S. A.
Georgia
Peeple's Battery
Captain Tyler M. Peeples
Trigg's Brigade.
Preston’s Division.
Noon, September 20, 1863.

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Georgia. (Marker Number MT-1266.)
 
Location. 34° 54.462′ N, 85° 15.558′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road south of Brotherton Road, on the left when traveling south. 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 that is in the woods east of the LaFayette Road. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Located in the Chickamauga Battlefield at map site #262". 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); 125th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Manigault's Brigade
Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
2. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
Distant view of the marker, looking south along the park hiking trail.
(about 500 feet away); McNair's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Gregg's Brigade (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Manigault's Brigade (about 800 feet away); Sirwell's Brigade. (about 800 feet away); Carlin's Brigade (about 800 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, this marker is, “A rock-faced, peaked-top granite slab, 4'6" wide x 6' high x 1'8" thick, that carries an inscription, with crossed cannon barrels carved in relief above it. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 12:00 noon."
 
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 September 2, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 
Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
3. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
View of the marker, looking south along the park hiking trail.
Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
4. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
View, looking south, of the frontside of the marker, along with the two cannons being used to mark the position of the battery. The park trail continues south behind the cannons and marker.
Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
5. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
View, looking north, of the frontside of the marker, along with the two cannons being used to mark the position of the battery. The park trail continues north behind the cannons and marker.
Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
6. Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker
View, looking between the marker and the cannon, of where the park trail continues off into the woods.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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