Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Walker's Corps —
Walker's Division - Walker's Corps.
Brigadier General Matthew D. Ector.
September 19, 1863, 9:30 a.m. 1st Position
Stone's Alabama Battalion Sharpshooters - Major T.O. Stone.
Pound's Mississippi Battalion Sharpshooters - Captain M. Pound.
29th North Carolina - Colonel William B. Creasman.
9th Texas - Colonel William H. Young
10th Texas .............. Lieutenant Colonel C.R. Earp.
14th Texas Cavalry, Dismounted, .... Colonel J.L. Camp.
32d Texas .................. Colonel Julius A. Andrews.
The fighting continued with severity till about 11 o'clock when the Brigade was obliged to retire, its left flank in the withdrawal coming under fire of the left battalions of King's Brigade of Baird's Division, then just relieving Croxton's Brigade of Brannan's Division.
It halted in the vicinity of Jay's Mill until near sundown and was not further engaged.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1152.)
Location. Touch for map. This tablet is located well off the side of the roadway, in a clearing south of 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. 2nd Minnesota Infantry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Mitchell's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); 125th Illinois Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); 85th Illinois Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. 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,
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.