Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
75th Indiana Infantry
Seventy-Fifth Regiment Infantry.
Second Brigade. (King)
Fourth Division. (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 10 A.M.
to 12 M.
Erected 1898 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-834.)
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 20, 1863.
Location. 34° 55.563′ N, 85° 15.513′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on LaFayette Road south of Alexander Bridge Road, on the left when traveling south. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the park's main north to south roadway, in the wooded area between the Kelly Field and the Poe 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. 101st Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); E. King's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 68th Indiana InfantryTo the Opening of the Battle (about 400 feet away); Route of Baird's and Johnson's Division (about 400 feet away); Eufaula Alabama Artillery (about 400 feet away); Baird's Division (about 400 feet away); 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, This standard Indiana marker consists of a 4' x 4' x 4'8" high rock-faced oolitic stone block with a peaked top and a 12" x 18" bronze plaque affixed to its front. Marks regiment's position south of Kelly Field."
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).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2022, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 4, 2018, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.