Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Smith's Mississippi Battery
Smith's Mississippi Battery, 1 Gun
Maney's Brigade, Cheatham's Division
September 19, 1863, 2 P.M.
Lieutenant W.B. Turner.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1331A.)
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° 55.299′ N, 85° 14.76′ 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 three quarters of the way between the LaFayette Road and the Alexander Bridge Road. 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. Maney's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Ohio Battery (about 300 Deshler's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 29th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 600 feet away); Preston Smith Memorial Shell Monument (about 700 feet away); Dodge's Brigade (about 700 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 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 July 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 12, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.