Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery.
—Brannan's Division —
Fourth U.S. Artillery
[Text on the Top Back Side of the Monument]:
1 Officer - 21 Enlisted Men
[Text on the Bottom Back Side of the Monument]:
1st Lieut. Frank C. Smith Commanding
1st Lieut. George B. Rodney
2d Lieut. John M. Stephenson
2d Lieut. Nicholas Redmond wounded.
Erected by the United States government. (Marker Number MT-1057.)
Location. 34° 55.754′ N, 85° 16.088′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Vittetoe Road west of Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road, on the right 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 just to the east 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. A different marker also named Battery I, 4th U.S. Artillery. (here, next to this marker); Agony of the Wounded (a few steps from this marker); Wood's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Sirwell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) (within shouting distance of this marker); 37th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Harker's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 64th Ohio Infantry (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
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 9, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.