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

37th Indiana Infantry

Sirwell's Brigade

 

—Negley's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. 37th Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Indiana.
Thirty-Seventh Regiment Infantry.
(Hull)
Third Brigade. (Sirwell)
Second Division. (Negley)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 12:30 P.M.

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-803.)
 
Location. 34° 55.776′ N, 85° 16.057′ 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 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. Harker's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) (a few steps from this marker); Sirwell's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Wood's Division
37th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. 37th Indiana Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the historical marker.
(a few steps from this marker); 64th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 65th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st 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. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “This standard Indiana regimental marker consists of a 4' x 4' x 4'8" high rock-faced oolitic stone block with a peaked top and a 12" x 18" bronze plaque affixed to its front. Marks regiment's position east of Snodgrass House.”

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 the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering
37th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. 37th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker, looking southwest, with a distant view of the Snodgrass House just in front of the tree line.
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 5, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 15, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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