Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
1st Ohio Light
12:30 P.M. to
Erected 1894 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-927.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1863.
Location. 34° 55.215′ N, 85° 14.943′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Brotherton Road east of LaFayette Road, on the right when traveling east. This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along one of the park roadways, about midway between the LaFayette Road and the Alexander Bridge Road, and just off the roadway and in the "Brock 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. A different marker also named Battery F, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (here, next to this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazen's Brigade (within shouting 124th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Hazen's Brigade (about 300 feet away); 13th & 154th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 31st Tennessee Infantry (about 600 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, the monument is, “A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position at the north end of Brock Field on September 19, 1863, from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m.”
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).”
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 12, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.