Monument

86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker

September 18, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 13:15:03
1. 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
Indiana

Eighty-Sixth Regiment Infantry
(Major Dick)
Second Brigade. (Col. Dick)
Third Division. (Van Cleve)
Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden)
Friday night, September 18th, 1863



86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 13:15:10
2. 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Marker
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL]51


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.0584  W 85° 15.3576. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road near  N 34° 54.0833  W 85° 15.1037 .
Gravel Parking area on the south side of the road.


To reach this monument:
From the parking area on Viniard Road follow the path south. The path will fork, take the right (east) path. A second path will branch off to the right (east). Follow this path. This path is just before the plaque for Kelly's Brigade (CSA). Near the site of the Hall house, a path will be on your right. Follow this path to the marker for the 86th Indiana.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-812) (about 129 feet away) ; 123rd Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-724) (about 132 feet away) ; Hall's House (MT-1448) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Trigg’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1219) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Preston's Division Tablet (MT-1111) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-759) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Kelly’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1177) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Preston’s Division Tablet (MT-1112) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 65th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1319) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Jeffress’ Virginia Battery Plaque (MT-1417) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Gracie’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1154) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument (MT-424) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Cheatham’s Division – Polk’s Corps Plaque (MT-1090) (approx. 0.6 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded


Other monuments to the 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-846.



Comments about this monument:
This standard Indiana regimental marker, erected in 1898, and consists of a 4' x 4' x 4'8" high rock-faced oolitic stone block with a peaked top and a 12" x 18" bronze plaque affixed to its front. Marks regiment's position east of Viniard House site.


86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 13:13:54
3. 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 
86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 13:13:43
4. 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 15, 2017. This page has been viewed 117 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 2 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 15, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on May 15, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 05/15/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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