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

9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker

 
 
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By Byron Hooks, February 23, 2011
1. 9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker
Inscription.
9th Kentucky
Inf. C. S. A.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Kentucky. (Marker Number MT-1328.)
 
Location. 34° 55.978′ N, 85° 15.232′ 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. After reaching the marker to the 9th, you may continue along this path to the 2nd Kentucky marker. 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. 2nd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Helm's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Breckinridge's Division (about 300 feet away); Peyton H. Colquit Memorial Shell Monument (about 300 feet away); 24th South Carolina Infantry
9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, February 23, 2011
2. 9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker
(about 400 feet away); Gist's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Benjamin H. Helm Memorial Shell Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this 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. 9th 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
 
9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, February 23, 2011
3. 9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (CSA) Marker 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 110 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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