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

Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson

 
 
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
1. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker
Inscription.
(Front plaque)
C.S.A.
Johnson's Division
-Hoods Corps-
Brig. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson
Col. John S. Fulton
17th Tenn. Lt. Col. W.W. Floyd
23rd Tenn. Col R.H. Keeble
25th Tenn. Lt. Col. R.B. Snowden
44th Tenn. Lt. Col. J.S. McEwen, Jr.
Co. E 9th GA. Art. Bat.-Lt. W.S. Everett

On Sept. 20, 1863 the division
advanced across the LaFayette
Road, piercing the Union center
at the Brotherton Farm. The
division moved on to assault
Snodgrass Hill throughout the
afternoon until sundown when
the Union forces withdrew to
Chattanooga resulting in a
victory for the Confederacy.
(Right plaque)
Sons of
Confederate
Veterans
Sterling Price
Camp 145
St. Louis, Mo

United

Daughters of
the Confederacy
St. Louis Chapters
1225 - 119 - 1768
Missouri Division

Chicago
Chapter 858
(Left plaque
Dedicated
Sept. 18, 1977

To the men of
Gen. Johnson's
Command
who fought and
died here on
Sept. 18-19-20
1863
(Back plaque)
B.R.J.
Original
footstone
from
grave of
Gen.
Johnson

 
Erected
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Front Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
2. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Front Plaque
1977 by Sons of Confederate Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy. (Marker Number MT-1101A.)
 
Location. 34° 55.107′ N, 85° 15.431′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Brotherton Road 0.2 miles east of Layfayette Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 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. Johnson's Division (a few steps from this marker); Law's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); McNair's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); Benning's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Hood's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 105th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 75th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on October 5, 2015.) 

2. Chickamauga. Civil War - trust overview of the battle. (Submitted on October 14, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 

3. Bushrod Johnson.
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Left Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
3. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Left Marker
Wikipedia - Bushrod Rust Johnson (October 7, 1817 – September 12, 1880) (Submitted on October 14, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Left Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
4. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Left Plaque
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Right Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
5. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Right Marker
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Right Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
6. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Right Plaque
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Back Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
7. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Back Plaque
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker Bust image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 7, 2009
8. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker Bust
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
9. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker
A distant view of the marker, looking south, with a view of the Johnson Division tablet just to the left of the marker, and in the background a view of a park footpath going south into the woods.
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
10. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker
Distant view of the marker looking west along the Brotherton Road.
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 10, 2016
11. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Marker
Distant view of the marker looking east along the Brotherton Road.
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Grave- Nashville City Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 21, 2009
12. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Grave- Nashville City Cemetery
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Grave- Nashville City Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 21, 2009
13. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Grave- Nashville City Cemetery
Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Grave- Nashville City Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 21, 2009
14. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson Grave- Nashville City Cemetery
Graveside Plaque
Bushrod Rust Johnson, 1817-1880 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher
15. Bushrod Rust Johnson, 1817-1880
LC-USZ62-71561, Courtesy Library of Congress.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 87 times this year. Last updated on October 14, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   9, 10, 11. submitted on May 15, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   12, 13, 14, 15. submitted on October 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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