Monument

21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:38:24
1. 21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument
 
Inscription:
21st Indiana Battery

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Twenty-First Battery.
Captain William W. Andrew, Commanding.
Third Brigade (Turchin).
Fourth Division (Reynolds).
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas).

September 19th, 1863, this Battery went into action northeast of the Poe House, and fired 180 rounds. At 3 P.M., was moved near to Brock Field and took position, and went into action, firing case and canister until about 4:30 P.M., when the Brigade withdrew.

September 20th, went into position at this point and was engaged for several hours, after which moved a short distance to the rear and was engaged until 2 P.M., when it was ordered to the rear and out of action.



21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:38:24
2. 21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Company/Battery
Military Arm: Artillery




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.526  W 85° 15.4357. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road .



Other nearby monuments on the battlefield

There are 15 monuments nearby.

21st Battery, Indiana Light Artillery Plaque (here, next to this marker) ; Reynold's Division Plaque (Is only 47 feet away) ; Eufaula Alabama Artillery Plaque (about 107 feet away) ; 36th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (about 114 feet away) ; Turchin's Brigade Plaque (about 163 feet away) ; 18th Kentucky (USA) Marker (about 163 feet away) ; 92nd Ohio Infantry Monument (about 176 feet away) ; Alabama State Monument (about 359 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Plaque (about 421 feet away) ; 75th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (about 433 feet away) ; 11th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (about 450 feet away) ; 36th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (about 499 feet away) ; Deshler’s Brigade Plaque (about 501 feet away) ; 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters Marker (about 525 feet away) ; 41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (about 544 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 21st Indiana Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-767.


21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:37:50
3. 21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument
 
21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 15:35:27
4. 21st Indiana Battery (USA) Monument
View looking north along Battleline Road. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on June 01, 2017. This page has been viewed 19 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on June 13, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on June 01, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 06/01/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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