Monument

68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:14:35
1. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
35
Indiana
Sixty Eighth Regiment Infantry
(Espy)
Second Brigade. (King)
Fourth Division. (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 12 M.
To 5 P. M.



68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:14:42
2. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 35


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.5873  W 85° 15.5583. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road near  N 34° 55.5075  W 85° 15.4394 .


To reach this monument:
Park on Battleline Road near the 36th Ohio Infantry Monument. This marker is located north of Battleline Road in the wooded area between Battleline Road and the LaFayette Highway. Marker is also accessible from the LaFayette Highway.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

E. King's Brigade (USA) Tablet (MT-606) (Is only 88 feet away) ; 101st Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-855) (about 165 feet away) ; Route of Baird and Johnson (USA) Sign (MT-489) (about 166 feet away) ; To Open of Battle Sign (MT-423C) (about 166 feet away) ; Kelly House (MT-423S) (about 296 feet away) ; Baird's Division (USA) Tablet (MT-488) (about 300 feet away) ; 75th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-834) (about 303 feet away) ; To The Opening of the Battle (MT-423G) (about 312 feet away) ; Route of Croxton's Brigade (MT-566A) (about 313 feet away) ; 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-818) (about 333 feet away) ; 19th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-764) (about 351 feet away) ; 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A, Tablet (MT-911) (about 407 feet away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-505) (about 436 feet away) ; Thomas' Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-434) (about 483 feet away) ; 14th Corps HQ's (Thom.s') (USA) Marker (MT-434A) (about 483 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded


Other monuments to the 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-819.



Comments about this monument:
This standard Indiana regimental marker, built in 1898, 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 south of Kelly Field.


68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:14:42
3. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 
68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:14:17
4. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 29, 2017. This page has been viewed 125 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on May 29, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 05/29/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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