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

9th Ohio Infantry.

Van Derveer's Brigade. - Brannan's Division

 

14th Army Corps.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 9th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Inscription. Front Side of Marker:

9th Ohio Infantry.
Van Derveer's Brigade.
Brannan's Division
14th Army Corps.

Reverse Side of Marker:

Plaque from the reverse side of the historical marker is missing.

 
Erected 1894 by the State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-954.)
 
Location. 34° 55.663′ N, 85° 16.126′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road when traveling west. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the northwest section of the Chickamauga National Military Park, along a ridge called Snodgrass Hill. To view this historical marker drive to the parking area on Snodgrass Hill and the marker can be seen situated just southeast of the parking lot. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Monument located in the Chickamauga Battlefield on Snodgrass Hill, map site #149”. 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. 4th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) (here,
9th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 9th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Close-up of the front side of the historical marker.
next to this marker); Croxton's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 10th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) (a few steps from this marker); 10th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 17th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (a few steps from this marker); Defense of Snodgrass Hill (a few steps from this marker); 17th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); S. Beatty's Brigade (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7' square at base & 17'2" high, monument has 2-step rock-faced base, lettered pedestal, and bronze relief of a color bearer on shaft. Capstone incorporates bronze state seal and supports acorn finial.”

The National Park Service also identifies the Leopold Fettweis of Cincinnati, Ohio as being the Architect of this monument.

I used the "Chickamauga Battlefield" map, that I purchased at the Chickamauga
9th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 9th Ohio Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of where the missing plaque is from the reverse side of the marker.
and Chattanooga National Military Park, Visitor Center, to determine both the marker number for this monument and the monument'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).”
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on April 6, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
9th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
4. 9th Ohio Infantry Marker
View of the backside of the historical marker in the foreground and the southern crest of Snodgrass Hill in the background.
9th Ohio Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
5. 9th Ohio Infantry. Marker
View of the southwest side of the historical marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 26, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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