Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
—Crittenden's Corps —
Palmer's Division - Crittenden's Corps.
Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen.
Sept. 20, 1863, 1st Position.
9th Indiana - Colonel Isaac C.B. Suman.
6th Kentucky - Major Richard T. Whitaker.
41st Ohio - Colonel Aquila Wiley.
124th Ohio- Major James B. Hampson.
1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery F - Lieutenant Giles J. Cockerill.
The Brigade constructed log works on this line before daylight September 20, forming with the 23rd Kentucky of Grose's Brigade the right of Palmer's Division. The battery was formed on its left. The log works were so well constructed that only thirteen enlisted men were wounded behind them during the early assault of the Confederates. These attacks were severe until noon. About 3 o'clock the Brigade was withdrawn from this line and sent to Snodgrass Hill to the assistance of General Thomas.
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-600.)
Location. 34° 55.615′ N, 85° 15.405′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Battleline Road south of Alexanders Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The monument is located about two thirds of the way through the long line of mostly Union monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated along the length of the park's Battleline Road. 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. 6th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 6th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Volunteers) (a few steps from this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 74th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 23rd Kentucky Infantry (USA) (a few steps from this marker); 10th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Texas State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 monument and the monument's location in relation to the rest of the park's monuments, markers, and tablets.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Use this link to see the Regiment markers, tablets, and/or monuments for this Brigade.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 12, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.