Lakeview in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Grangerís Reserve Corps
Army of the Cumberland - Rosecrans
Major General Gordon Granger
September 14, 1863, Morning
1st Division - General James R. Steedman
2nd Brigade (Morgan's Division) - Colonel Daniel McCook
This corps was guarding the railroads and depots in the rear with headquarters of the 1st Division, Brig. Gen. James B. Steedman, at Murfreesboro; 2d Division, Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, at Stevenson; and 3rd Division, Brig. Gen. R. S. Granger, at Nashville. All troops that could spare were concentrated at Bridgeport, Sept. 11th. On the 13th Gen. Granger left Bridgeport at 7 a.m. on a forced march of 35 miles, with J. C. Mitchell's and Whitaker's Brigades of Steedman's Division, and McCook's Brigade of Morgan's Division, and reached this vicinity at 10 o'clock on the 14th. On the 17th Steedman's Division made a reconnoisance to Ringgold driving the enemy out with artillery, and returned to this point on the 18th. During the afternoon Whitaker's Brigade skirmished with Scott's Cavalry on the Ringgold Road at Spring Creek, McCook's Brigade was sent to the assistance of Minty's Brigade at Reed's Bridge, and later Mitchell's Brigade supported McCook, both being recalled to this point early on the 19th, McCook's Brigade being posted here, and Steedman's Division being concentrated at McAfee's Church two miles
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-474.)
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 58.558′ N, 85° 16.301′ W. Marker was in Lakeview, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker was at the intersection of Lafayette Road (U.S. 27) and Lakeview Drive, on the left when traveling south on Lafayette Road. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 908 Lafayette Road, Rossville GA 30741, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Cruft's Division (approx. 0.7 miles away); Missouri U.S. Troops Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away in Tennessee); Rossville Gap (approx. 0.7 miles away); Iowa State Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); 27th U.S. Missouri Infantry (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woods' Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away); Osterhaus' Division (approx. 0.7 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Osterhaus' Division (approx. 0.7 miles away).
More about this marker. According to James Ogden, the historian for the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, this particular tablet, "once
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