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

35th Tennessee Infantry

Polk's Brigade

 

—Cleburne's Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
1. 35th Tennessee Marker
Inscription.
Tennessee
35th Regiment Infantry
Polk's Brigade
Cleburne's Division

Before sundown
September 20, 1863

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Tennessee. (Marker Number MT-1407.)
 
Location. 34° 56.011′ N, 85° 15.35′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battleline Road and Alexander Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The monument is located on a park hiking trail that proceeds eastward, towards the Lafayette Road, into the woods, from the parking area located at the northern end of Battleline Road. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Stone marker located within the Chickamauga Battlefield along Battleline Road at Tour Stop #2, map site #55”. 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. 19th United States Infantry (here, next to this marker); 48th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps
35th Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
2. 35th Tennessee Marker
View of the monument looking west along a park walking trail.
from this marker); J. King's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th United States Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 99th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnes' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Second Day Begins (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “1'6" wide x 1' deep x 3' high, the marker is a rectangular block of smooth-faced Tennessee gray marble inscribed on the front. Marks the unit's position on September 20, 1863, before sundown.”

I used the "Chickamauga Battlefield" map, that I purchased at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Visitor Center, to determine both the marker number for this monument and the monument's location in relation to the rest of the park's monuments, markers, and tablets.
35th Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
3. 35th Tennessee Marker
View of the monument looking east along a park walking trail, towards the Battleline Road.
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).”
 
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 April 8, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
35th Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
4. 35th Tennessee Marker
View of the monument situated along the side of a park walking trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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