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

Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery

Stephenson's Section

 

—Van Derveer's Brigade —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2017
1. Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.A.
Battery I, 4th U.S., Stephenson's Section
Van Derveer's Brigade, Brannan's Division
September 19, 1863. 12 to 1 p.m.
Lieutenant Frank G. Smith.


 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1054B.)
 
Location. 34° 56.351′ N, 85° 14.394′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Reeds Bridge Road east of Delores Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is situated just off of a park walking trail, in the woods, several minutes walk away from the trailhead at the roadway. 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. Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Dibrell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Derveer's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Brannan's Division (about 700 feet away); a different marker
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By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2017
2. Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker
also named Van Derveer's Brigade (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. This marker is situated north of the roadway, several minutes walk away from the trailhead, just off a primary walking trail, in the woods. This marker shows the position of this section of artillery in the action described on the nearby VanDerveer's Brigade tablet MT-645B.

In locating this tablet 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 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).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2017
3. Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker
View of the marker and an artillery piece situated just off the primary trail and in the midst of the woods.
Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2017
4. Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker
A more distant view of the marker and an artillery piece situated just off the primary trail and in the midst of the woods.
Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2017
5. Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker
View, looking northwest, of the marker in the midst of the woods.
Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 12, 2017
6. Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery Marker
Another view of the marker and two artillery pieces situated just off the primary trail and in the midst of the woods.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 5, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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