Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
9th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker
Erected 1894 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-956.)
Location. 34° 56.042′ N, 85° 15.502′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Battleline Road west of Alexander Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield. The monument is located on a park hiking trail that proceeds eastward, towards the Lafayette Road, into the woods, from the parking area located at the northern end of Battleline Road. 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. 84th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 79th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 30th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); Dodge's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 29th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Liddell's Brigade. (about 400 feet away); 8th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) (about 400 feet away); 42nd Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
Regarding 9th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “A 1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high granite obelisk with a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position north of Kelly Field on September 20, 1863, at 11:00 AM.”
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Chickamauga. (Submitted on July 11, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. 9th Ohio Infantry (Die Neuner). From Wikipedia: "The 9th Ohio Infantry (Die Neuner) was an infantry regiment that was a part of the Union Army during the American Civil War. The members of the regiment were primarily of German descent and the unit was the first almost all-German unit to enter the Union Army." (Submitted on July 11, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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