Fort Oglethorpe in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John B. Hood
Maj. Gen, C.S.A.,
Sept. 20, 1863.
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 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 •
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