Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
13th Michigan Infantry
1st Brigade - Buell
—1st Division - Wood —
Thirteenth Regiment of Infantry
Colonel Joshua B. Culver,
Major Willard G. Eaton.
Text on the Back Side of the Monument:
where the regiment performed
its most important service,
Sept. 19th, 1863. Casualties
Engaged 217 Killed 14
Wounded 68 Missing 25
Total loss 107. On the 18th of
Sept. 1863, the regiment occupied
a position near Lee and Gordon's
Mill. On the 19th at 2:30 p.m.,
moved to this position, where it
was engaged until dark. On the
20th, moved with its brigade to
the left where it was engaged
near the right flank of the army
until night closed the battle.
Erected 1895 by State of Michigan. (Marker Number MT-894.)
Location. 34° 54.203′ N, 85° 15.656′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on LaFayette Road south of Viniard Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This monument is
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 8th Indiana Battery (a few steps from this marker); Buell's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 8th Indiana Battery (a few steps from this marker); Davis' Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 100th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). 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, "6' x 3' x 8', the monument has a rock-faced base of brown
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 monument and the monument'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).”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on March 21, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 21, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 7, 8, 9. submitted on March 22, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.