Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
92nd Ohio Infantry
—Reynolds’ Division —
Text from the top portion of the monument:
14th. Army Corps.
Text from the plaque affixed to the front of the monument:
The 92nd. Regiment, Colonel Benjamin D. Fearing commanding, engaged the enemy September 19th. 1863, from and after 3:00 P.M. about 1200 yards east of the Poe House and near 4:30 P.M. assisted in the repulse of a Confederate Brigade. September 20th. the Regiment held this position throughout the battle. In withdrawing about 6:00 P.M. it participated in charging the enemy's line near the McDonald House, taking some prisoners. Colonel Fearing was wounded on the 19th after which the command devolved upon Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Putnam. Loss, killed 6; wounded 68; captured or missing 17; total 91.
Erected 1894 by State of Ohio. (Marker Number MT-1019.)
Location. 34° 55.556′ N, 85° 15.425′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Touch for map. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The monument is located near the end of the long line of mostly Union monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated along the length of the park's Battleline Road. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Monument located within the Chickamauga Battlefield along Battleline Road, map site #125”. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 18th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (a few steps from this marker); Turchin's Brigade. (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Indiana Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Reynold's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Reynold's Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 36th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “5'3" x 5'3" x 9'3" monument in form of shaft with buttresses on four sides. Bronze tablets on surfaces between buttresses and octagonal capstone with pyramidal top. Located on southeastern portion of Kelly Field.”
The National Park Service also identifies the Smith Granite Company of Westerly, Rhode Island as being the Architect of this monument.
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. According to the map it provides the, "numerical listing of all monuments, markers, and tablets on the Chickamauga Battlefield (using the Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Numbering System).”
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park (Submitted on April 1, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 7. submitted on March 27, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.