Monument

4th Indiana Battery Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



4th Indiana Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 11:05:01
1. 4th Indiana Battery Monument
 

Inscription:
4th Indiana Battery
2nd Brigade - Starkweather
1st Division - Baird
14th Corps - Thomas

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Fourth Battery.
Lieutenant David Flansburg and
Lieutenant Henry J. Willitts, Commanding.
Second Brigade (Starkweather).
First Division (Baird).
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas).

September 19th, this battery went into action northwest of the Reed Field at 10 a.m. Five of its guns were captured, but were soon recovered, and the battery retired to refit. It then returned to the field with four guns, and was engaged in the night fighting in which Colonel Baldwin was killed. It subsequently withdrew to the Kelly Field.

September 20th, moved into this position at 9 a.m. and held it until 5:30 p.m., at times fighting desperately, and at sunset retired with the Brigade to Rossville.



4th Indiana Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 11:05:14
2. 4th Indiana Battery Monument
 




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.9065  W 85° 15.2795. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road .



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NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-731.


4th Indiana Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 11:04:57
3. 4th Indiana Battery Monument
 
4th Indiana Battery Monument (rear), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 11:05:34
4. 4th Indiana Battery Monument (rear)
 
4th Indiana Battery Monument (rear), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 11:04:28
5. 4th Indiana Battery Monument (rear)
The tablet in the foreground is for the 4th Indiana Battery. 
4th Indiana Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 11:05:00
6. 4th Indiana Battery Monument
 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 14, 2017. This page has been viewed 239 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 14, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 were submitted on 08/14/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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