Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
35th Indiana Infantry
3rd Brigade - Barnes
—3rd Division - Van Cleve —
3rd Brigade - Barnes
3rd Division - Van Cleve, 21st Corps - Crittenden
Text on Back Side of Monument:
Thirty-Fifth Regiment Infantry.
Major John P. Dufficy, Commanding.
Third Brigade (Barnes),
Third Division (VanCleve),
Twenty-First Corps (Crittenden)
September 19th, this regiment went into action east of the LaFayette Road, south of Viniard's, facing northeast, at 3 p.m., fighting desperately until dark.
September 20th, moved to the left and after frequent moves and considerable fighting, including one successful charge led by Colonel Barnes, it reached this position where it resisted several determined assaults of the enemy. About sunset it withdrew under fire to the woods west of the LaFayette Road, and thence to Rossville.
Erected 1897 by the State of Indiana. (Marker Number MT-796.)
Location. 34° 56.012′ N, 85° 15.368′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battleline Road and Alexander Bridge 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, “Monument located within the Chickamauga Battlefield along Battleline Road, 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. 99th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); Barnes' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 19th United States Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 35th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 48th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); J. King's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th United States Infantry (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,
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. 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.