Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
— Crittenden's Corps —
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brigadier General William B. Hazen.
Sept. 20, 1863, 4 P.M., 3d Position.
9th Indiana - Colonel Isaac C.B. Suman.
6th Kentucky - Lieutenant Colonel Richard Rockingham.
6th Kentucky - Major Richard T. Whitaker.
41st Ohio - Colonel Aquila Wiley.
124th Ohio- Major James B. Hampson.
Battery F, 1st Ohio - Lieutenant Giles J. Cockerill.
Being relieved in the Brock Field soon after 3 p.m. of September 19th by Turchin's Brigade, Hazen's Brigade retired to the Poe Field to replenish ammunition. three of its regiments, the 9th Indiana, the 124th Ohio, and the 41st Ohio, were dispatched to the Brotherton Field to assist Dick's and Samuel Beatty's Brigades, and were forced back with those troops by the advance of Clayton's and Bate's Brigades of Stewart's Division. The Brigade was finally assembled near the Poe House, and at dusk was dispatched to the assistance of Johnson's and Baird's Divisions then heavily engaged in the vicinity of the Winfrey House. Their help was not needed, as the fighting soon ceased, and Palmer's
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-599.)
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° 55.019′ N, 85° 15.683′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road south 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, in a field a short distance south of the Brotherton Cabin, a short distance west of the LaFayette 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. Van Cleve's Division (a few steps from this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); S. Beatty's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 26th Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battery B, 26th Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); War Comes to the Brothertons (within shouting distance of this marker); Trigg's BrigadeBledsoe's C.S.A. Missouri Battery (within shouting distance of this marker). 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).”
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Regiment markers, tablets, and/or monuments for this Brigade.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.