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

John B. Hood

 
 
John B. Hood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
1. John B. Hood Marker
Inscription.
(main marker)
John B. Hood
Maj. Gen, C.S.A.,
Wounded
Sept. 20, 1863.
(roadside marker)
To Spot Where Gen. Hood
Was Wounded.

 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-448.)
 
Location. 34° 55.195′ N, 85° 15.935′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Vittetoe Chickamauga Road north of Dyer Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. From the roadside trail follow the sign "To the Spot Where Gen. Hood was Wounded.". Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Longstreet's Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bledsoe's C.S.A. Missouri Battery (about 300 feet away); Croxton's Brigade. (about 400 feet away); Kershaw's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Van Derveer's Brigade
John B. Hood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
2. John B. Hood Marker
View up trail leading to the marker.
(about 600 feet away); Brannan's Division (about 700 feet away); 15th Georgia Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Bell Hood - Civil War Trust. (Submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
2. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 25, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
John B. Hood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
3. John B. Hood Marker
John B. Hood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
4. John B. Hood Marker
Backside of marker looking toward Dyer Field.
John B. Hood Roadside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
5. John B. Hood Roadside Marker
Roadside marker that points to trail leading to Hood's wounding marker.
John B. Hood Roadside Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
6. John B. Hood Roadside Marker
Roadside marker that points to trail leading to Hood's wounding marker.
John B. Hood image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher
7. John B. Hood
Courtesy Library of Congress
John B. Hood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
8. John B. Hood Marker
Looking across Dyer's field to the spot where Hood was wounded (yellow arrow). Marker located out of view in the edge of the woods.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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