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

Buckner's Corps

Major General Simon Bolivar Buckner

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
1. Buckner's Corps Marker
Inscription.
Buckner's Corps
Major General Simon Bolivar Buckner
September 20, 1863 - 2:30 p.m.
Stewart's Division - - Major General Alexander P. Stewart.
Preston's Division - - Brigadier General William Preston.

This Corps was separated during the battle of the 20th of September. Stewart attacked at 11 a.m. after furious fighting his right brigade was repulsed while the left two reached a point close to the Union lines west of the Poe house, from which position they were repulsed. The Division, upon retiring, reformed on the ground it occupied before its advance. Preston's Division remained near Hill's Ford until about 2 p.m. when it was brought forward to the Brotherton House, near Stewart's Division. At 4 p.m. the division was moved to the left to the assistance of the forces assaulting Snodgrass Hill.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-441.)
 
Location. 34° 55.066′ N, 85° 15.634′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Road and Brotherton Road, on the left when traveling south on Lafayette Road. Touch for map. This historical
Buckner's Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
2. Buckner's Corps Marker
View of the tablet with the Corps Headquarters monument in the immediate background.
marker is located along the main road that runs north to south through the national park and is situated directly across the street from the site of the Brotherton House. 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. Buckner's Headquarters Shell Monument (here, next to this marker); Gregg's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Left Wing - Army of Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Bledsoe's C.S.A. Missouri Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Breakthrough (within shouting distance of this marker); S. Beatty's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 marker number for this tablet and the tablet's location in relation to the rest of the park's monuments, markers, and tablets. According to the map it provides the, "numerical listing
Buckner's Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
3. Buckner's Corps Marker
View of tablet looking north along Lafayette Road.
of all monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Buckner's Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2015
4. Buckner's Corps Marker
View of the backside of the tablet looking south along Lafayette Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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