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

Carlin's Brigade

Davis’ Division

 

—McCook's Corps —

 
Carlin's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 23, 2016
1. Carlin's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Carlin's Brigade.
Davis' Division - McCook's Corps.
Brigadier General William P. Carlin.
September 19, 1863. 2 p.m. - 1st Position

21st Illinois - Colonel John W.S. Alexander.
38th Illinois - Lieutenant Colonel Daniel H. Gilmer.
81st Indiana - Captain Nevil B. Boone.
81st Indiana - Major James E. Calloway.
101st Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel John Messer.
101st Ohio - Major Bedan B. McDanald
2nd Minnesota Battery - Lieutenant Albert Woodbury.
2nd Minnesota Battery - Lieutenant Richard L. Dawley.

The Brigade arrived on this ground from Crawfish Springs about 1p.m. and formed line of battle having Heg's Brigade on its left, and two regiments of Wilder's Brigade of mounted Infantry on its right. It moved forward at once, crossed the LaFayette Road and attacked the enemy in the field east of Viniard's. The 21st Illinois was sent to the support of Heg's Brigade on the left, and the 81st Indiana was detached to support the artillery of the Division. The entire Brigade was hotly engaged, several times repulsing the enemy, and being in turn repulsed, but finally regained its position at the road until relieved by Bradley's Brigade of Sheridan's Division about 4 p.m. The Brigade then withdrew into the edge of the forest west of Viniard's and bivouacked.
 
Erected
Carlin's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 23, 2016
2. Carlin's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet looking north in the direction of the Viniard Road.
1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-561.)
 
Location. 34° 54.16′ N, 85° 15.62′ 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 tablet is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is one of a number of Union monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated along the Union line of battle in the park's Viniard Field area. 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. 101st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 22nd Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 51st Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bradley's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Minnesota Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 100th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Minnesota Light Artillery Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. I used
Carlin's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 23, 2016
3. Carlin's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet looking south in the direction of the line of Union monuments, markers, and tablets that trails off to the south across the Viniard Field.
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.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Carlin's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 23, 2016
4. Carlin's Brigade Marker
View of the tablet looking east.
Carlin's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 23, 2016
5. Carlin's Brigade Marker
View of the backside of the tablet, looking west, with a distant view of the LaFayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 126 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 22, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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