Near fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
74th Indiana Infantry
Seventy-Fourth Regiment Infantry.
Second Brigade. (Croxton)
Third Division. (Brannan)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 3:30 P.M.
Erected 1898 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-831.)
Location. 34° 55.427′ N, 85° 15.686′ W. Marker is near fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Poe Road south of Lafayette Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, along the west side of the national park's battlefield tour roadway called Poe Road. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, it referred to the “1934 Chickamauga Battlefield Monument Location Map, Site #138.". 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. 10th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 105th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery M, 4th U.S. Artillery Battery M, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 75th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Croxton's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (about 300 feet away).
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker 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 along the Poe Field line."
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
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 October 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 346 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 28, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.