Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Crittenden's Corps —
Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Colonel George P. Buell
Sept. 20, 1863. Daylight
100th Illinois - Colonel Frederick A. Bartleson.
58th Indiana - Lieutenant Colonel James T. Embree.
13th Michigan - Major Willard G. Eaton.
26th Ohio - Lieutenant Colonel William H. Young.
8th Indiana Battery - Captain George Estep.
About 3 o'clock a.m. of September 20th the Brigade, leaving its skirmishers to follow at daylight, was moved with the Division to the slope west of this position where it remained in bivouac until 9 o'clock. At that hour the Division moved forward to relieve Negley's on the line, and this Brigade formed in the woods at the western edge of the Brotherton field, with Harker's Brigade on its left.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-559.)
Location. 34° 54.87′ N, 85° 16.36′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Chickamauga-Vittatoe Road south of Dyer Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This tablet is located several feet off of the east side of the roadway in an
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harker's Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rosecrans' Headquarters Shell Monument (about 500 feet away); 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 500 feet away); Barnes' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laiboldt's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); William H. Lytle Memorial Shell Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); 35th Indiana Infantry (approx. ¼ mile 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, 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).”
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