Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Poe House
Burned during the battle
September 20, 1863.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-423B.)
Location. 34° 55.29′ N, 85° 15.683′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Lafayette Road north of Poe 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, in the middle of an open field, situated between the east side of the national park's battlefield tour roadway called Poe Road and the west side of the Lafayette 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 marker. Kolb's Alabama Battery (a few steps from this marker); Clayton's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Darden's Mississippi Battery (a few steps from this marker); Brown's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Havis' Georgia Battery (within shouting distance Havis' Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Massenburg's Georgia Battery (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 the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System)."
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.