Near Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Brig. Gen. John M. Brannan —
Brig. Gen. John M. Brannan.
Sept. 19, 1863, 5:30 P.M.
1st Brigade, - Col. John M. Connell.
2nd Brigade, - Col. John T. Croxton.
3rd Brigade, - Col. Ferdinand VanDerveer.
The division marched from the glade east of McDonalds about 5 P.M. to the Dyer field, west of this, and assisted Negley's division which approached from the south, in restoring the Union line, which had been broken by Stewart's division at the Poe and Brotherton fields. Stewart fell back and Brannan's division bivouacked on the slope west of the Dyer house.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga-Chattanooga Battlefield Board. (Marker Number MT-496.)
Location. 34° 55.295′ N, 85° 15.866′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Glenn-Kelly Road north of Dyer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the east side of the Glenn-Kelly Road. 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 Kershaw's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Georgia Infantry (about 400 feet away); Croxton's Brigade. (about 500 feet away); 20th Georgia Infantry (about 600 feet away); Battery D, 1st Michigan Artillery (about 600 feet away); Benning's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery (about 700 feet away); 17th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away). 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 the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.