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

11th Michigan Infantry

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
1. 11th Michigan Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Eleventh Michigan
Infantry
11 a.m. September 20, 1863
Participated in Capture
of General D. W. Adams

 
Erected by State of Michigan. (Marker Number MT-891.)
 
Location. 34° 55.934′ N, 85° 15.6′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Lafayette Road south of Glenn-Kelly Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This maker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The marker is located a short distance into the woods that have grown along the main road that runs north to south through the national park, and is situated a short distance south of the national park's visitor's center. 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. 86th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 44th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Adams' Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanley's Brigade (about 300 feet away); 104th Illinois Infantry
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By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
2. 11th Michigan Infantry Marker
(about 400 feet away); Liddell's Brigade. (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Stanley's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Dick's Brigade (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. This marker can be reached from either the Lafayette Road or from the Glenn-Kelly Road (which is probably the safer of the two choices).

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
 
11th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
3. 11th Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the marker situated in a clearing, in the middle of a wooded area.
11th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
4. 11th Michigan Infantry Marker
View looking northeast, of the marker in the foreground, and just beyond the woods is a view of the Lafayette Road.
11th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
5. 11th Michigan Infantry Marker
View looking southwest, of the marker in the foreground, and just beyond the woods is a view of the Glenn-Kelly Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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