Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
123rd Illinois Infantry Monument
1st Brigade – Wilder.
—4th Division - Reynolds. —
1st Brigade – Wilder.
4th Division - Reynolds.
14th Army Corps - Thomas.
Text on the Back Side of the Monument
The plaque is missing
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-724.)
Location. 34° 54.046′ N, 85° 15.336′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Viniard Road east of Lafayette Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Parking is available in a gravel lot on the south side of Viniard Road (N 34° 54.0797 W 85° 15.3599). From the parking area on Viniard Road follow the path south. The path will fork, take the right (east) path. A second path will branch off to the right (east). Follow this path. This path is just before the plaque for Kelly's Brigade (CSA). Near the site of the Hall house, a path will be on your right. Follow this path to the marker for the 123rd Illinois Infantry. Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buckner's Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); 18th Indiana Battery (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilder's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
Also see . . . Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on May 16, 2017.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 15, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.