The original Cloud Spring has been covered up, but water from the spring flows from a concrete pipe into the basin above shown in the parking lot of Joy Carpets. at LaFayette Road and White Street in Fort Oglethorpe. A marker is planned to commemorate the Union Army field hospital set up near Cloud Spring during the Battle of Chickamauga.
The original Cloud Spring has been covered up, but water from the spring flows from a concrete pipe into the basin above shown in the parking lot of Joy Carpets. at LaFayette Road and White Street in Fort Oglethorpe. A marker is planned to commemorate the Union Army field hospital set up near Cloud Spring during the Battle of Chickamauga.
Photo by Tim Omarzu .
published Friday, April 27th, 2012
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Before the Battle of Chickamauga began, Union forces set up a field hospital at what was described as a "beautiful spring" on Col. A.C. Cloud's property near what is now Old LaFayette Road.

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