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

Stanley's Brigade

Negley's Division

 

—Thomas Corps. —

 
Stanley's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
1. Stanley's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Stanley's Brigade
Negley's Division. - Thomas Corps.
Col. Timothy R. Stanley. September 20, 1863, 10:40 a.m..
19th Illinois, - Lieutenant Colonel Alexander W. Raffen.
11th Michigan, - Colonel William L. Stoughton.
18th Ohio, - Lieutenant Colonel Chas. H. Grosvenor.
1st Ohio Light, Battery M. - Captain Frederick Schultz

Being relieved about 9:30 a.m. by troops of Wood's division on the line west of Brotherton's the brigade moved to this position and formed to support John Beatty's brigade then engaged toward McDonald's house. The battery had previously been ordered to Snodgrass Hill. Subsequently Stanley's brigade which had been considerably scattered by the furious attack of the Confederates was gathered up by its officers and retired to Snodgrass Hill.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-633.)
 
Location. 34° 55.932′ N, 85° 15.659′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road south of Lafayette Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This maker is located in the national park that preserves
Stanley's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
2. Stanley's Brigade Marker
View of the marker in the woods, looking east, with a distant view of the Glenn-Kelly Road in the background.
the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, The marker is located along one of the park's secondary roads, a short distance into the woods, south of the national park's visitor's center. 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. Adams' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 104th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 44th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 86th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Stanley's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Liddell's Brigade. (about 600 feet away); Dick's Brigade (about 700 feet away). 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 monument number for this marker and the marker'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
Stanley's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
3. Stanley's Brigade Marker
View, looking north, of the marker in the foreground, and in the background is a view of the backside of the Adams' Brigade (CSA) tablets.
NMP Monument Numbering System)."

Approximately 700 metal position and descriptive markers with raised lettering. Union markers are painted blue with white text; Confederate markers are painted white with red text. Most of these tablets and plaques have integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association to the historically significant period of Commemorative/Park Development (1895-1899).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Stanley's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2015
4. Stanley's Brigade Marker
View of the marker in the backwoods area of the national park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on September 14, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 18, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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