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

Col. Daniel H. Gilmer

Sept. 20, 1863

 
 
Col. Daniel H. Gilmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, May 4, 2011
1. Col. Daniel H. Gilmer Marker
Inscription.
Col. Daniel H. Gilmer
38th Illinois Infantry
Killed Sept. 20, 1863.

 
Erected 1890 by War Department. (Marker Number MT-468.)
 
Location. 34° 54.54′ N, 85° 15.685′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road 0.6 miles south of Brotherton Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is on the west side of LaFayette Road along a hiking path that connects LaFayette Road and Glenn-Kelly Road. The path crosses LaFayette Road between the Glenn Field and the Brotherton, Field. The path branches several times, this marker is along a path (take a right when the trail splits) north of the main path. 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. Sirwell's Brigade. (here, next to this marker); Carlin's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Manigault's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment (about 700
Col. Daniel H. Gilmer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Hooks, May 4, 2011
2. Col. Daniel H. Gilmer Marker
feet away, measured in a direct line); 78th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. 0.2 miles away); 21st Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 38th Illinois Infantry (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. This plaque is blue indicating that Col. Daniel H. Gilmer was a Federal officer. Plaques are listed in the NPS List of Classified Structures as a batch input, Structure Number HS-Batch-3.

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. Parks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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