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

30th Indiana Infantry

Dodge's Brigade

 

— Johnson's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
1. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Indiana
Thirtieth Regiment Infantry.(Hurd)
Second Brigade. (Dodge)
Second Division. (Johnson)
Twentieth Corps. (McCook)
Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 3 P.M.
to 7 P.M.

 
Erected 1898 by State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-790.)
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
 
Location. 34° 55.337′ N, 85° 14.597′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Memorial is on Alexanders Bridge Road east of Brotherton Road, on the right when traveling south. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield. The marker is located within shouting distance, east of the nearby intersection, along a park hiking trail. 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. Huggins' Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 79th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance
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By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
2. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
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of this marker); a different marker also named Huggin's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe L. Campbell Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 89th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dodge's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Walthall's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the monument's location can be found on, "1934 Chickamauga Battlefield Monument Location Map, Site #107."

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 east of Alexander Bridge/Brotherton Rd. intersection."

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).”
 
30th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
3. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the monument, looking north, in the direction of Alexanders Bridge Road.
30th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
4. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
Distant view of the monument, while standing on Alexanders Bridge Road, looking south, along a park hiking trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on September 3, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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