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

Dick's Brigade

Van Cleve's Division

 

—Crittenden's Corps —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
1. Dick's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Dick's Brigade.
Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps.
Col. George F. Dick.
Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon.
44th Indiana, - Lieut. Col. Simeon C. Aldrich.
86th Indiana, - Maj. Jacob C. Dick.
13th Ohio, - Capt. Horatio G. Cosgrove.

Soon after noon the 44th Indiana about 40 men under command of Lieut. Col. Aldrich, and a part of the 86th Indiana took position at this point. A part of the 13th Ohio about 100 men with its colors under command of Captain Cosgrove took position on Brannan's line on the crest of the hill to the right southwest of the Snodgrass house. The various positions were maintained until the withdrawal about 7 P.M.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number MT-583.)
 
Location. 34° 55.79′ N, 85° 16.008′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Vittetoe Road near 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
Dick's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
2. Dick's Brigade Marker
View of historical marker, looking southwest, with a view of the Snodgrass House in front of the distant tree line.
area in front of the Snodgrass House and the marker can be seen situated in the field just to the northeast of the Snodgrass House. 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. 44th Indiana Infantry (here, next to this marker); 86th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 125th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery. (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazen's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. I used the "Chickamauga Battlefield" map, that I purchased at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Visitor Center, to determine both the monument number for this marker and the marker'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
Dick's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
3. Dick's Brigade Marker
View looking east of the historical marker situated on the eastern crest of Snodgrass Hill.
the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Regiment markers, tablets, and/or monuments for this Brigade.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Dick's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 18, 2012
4. Dick's Brigade Marker
View of the historical marker looking northeast.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 12, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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