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

2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker

 
 
2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, February 23, 2011
1. 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker
Inscription.
2nd Kentucky
Inf. C. S. A.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Kentucky. (Marker Number MT-1324.)
 
Location. 34° 55.943′ N, 85° 15.233′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Alexander Bridge Road near Battleline Road. Touch for map. This marker is located along a wooded path that parallels Alexander Bridge Road. From the Shell Monument (MT-487), to Col. Peyton H. Colquitt, follow the path in a south westerly direction. You will pass a plaque (red) to Helm’s Brigade and to the 9th Kentucky. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Indiana Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 4th Indiana Battery (about 300 feet away); 38th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 1st Wisconsin Infantry (about 300 feet away); 94th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); Helm's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Scribner's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker.
2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, February 23, 2011
2. 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker
This standard Kentucky regimental marker was erected in 1899. It is a 1'8" x 1'2" x 3'2" high, marker is a single block of granite, rock-faced at bottom and finished above, with a slanting top inscribed with "Kentucky" within a scroll and the unit's name.
 
Also see . . .
1. 2nd Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Regiment. (Submitted on January 3, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Battle of Chickamauga. (Submitted on January 3, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, February 23, 2011
3. 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker
Looking south westerly towards the 2nd Kentucky marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 99 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 3, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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