Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
10th Indiana Infantry
Text from the front side of the monument:
3rd Division - Brannan.
14th Corps - Thomas.
10th Regiment Indiana Infantry.
Text from the back side of the monument:
Tenth Regiment Infantry.
Colonel William B. Carroll, Commanding.
Second Brigade (Croxton).
Third Division (Brannan).
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas).
This Regiment with its Brigade, opened the battle near Jay's Mill about 7 a.m., September 19, 1863. Fought here and in this vicinity from 8 a.m., until noon. Here Colonel William B. Carroll was killed and Lieutenant Colonel Marsh B. Taylor assumed command. Sunday, September 20, engaged from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. west of the Poe House. It, with the 74th Indiana, both under command of Lieutenant Colonel Marsh B. Taylor, for the remainder of the day were attached to and fought with Reynolds' Division. They relieved Hazen's Brigade in the front line when it was sent to Snodgrass Hill. Then withdrew from Kelly field with Reynolds' at 5:30 p.m. and formed
Engaged 366; killed 24; wounded 136; captured 6.
Erected 1897 by State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-777.)
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° 55.703′ N, 85° 14.191′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Memorial is on Brotherton Road east of Alexander Bridge Road, on the left when traveling east. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument located within the Chickamauga Battlefield at map site #82 in woods north of Brotherton Road along horse 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. Croxton's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 74th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Liddell's Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Warren Mississippi Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); 30th Georgia Infantry (about 700 feet away); 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters (about 700 feet away); 29th Georgia Infantry (about 700 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, “9'4" x 7'4" x 9'6", this rock-faced monument of Indiana oolitic limestone has a 2-step base, a rectangular shaft with inset inscribed smooth-faced panel & 2 state seals, crenellated cornice, and hipped top."
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 September 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.