Monument

4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:48:41
1. 4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument
 

Inscription:
4th Regt. Indiana Cavalry
2nd Brigade – Ray - 1st Div. – E. M. McCook
Calvary Corps - Mitchell

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Indiana’s Tribute
to her
Fourth Regiment Cavalry
Lieutenant Colonel John T. Deweese, Commanding.
2nd Brigade – (Ray)
1st Division – (E. M. McCook)
Calvary Corps (Mitchell)


On the 19th of September, 1863, this Regiment when guarding the supply trains about one mile from Stevens’ Gap, had a spirited skirmish with the enemy's Calvary, repulsing it and bringing the train through. On Sunday morning, the 20th, the Regiment with its brigade was in line of battle near Crawfish Springs, and skirmish with the enemy until 4 P.M., when it was ordered to fall back by the Dry-Valley Road.



4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:48:45
2. 4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Cavalry




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.4224  W 85° 16.3812. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road near  N 34° 54.4252  W 85° 16.3442 .


To reach this monument:
Parking is available at Wilder’s Tower on Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road. From there walk to the monument. Addition parking is available in a second lot off of Glenn-Viniard Road.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.







NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-769.



Comments about this monument:
The monument was constructed in 1898. It is 7' x 7' x 11', the monument has three-step, rock-faced base with inscription on top step. Tapered shaft is rock faced and incorporates bronze state seal. Cornice and rounded capstone, with stone eagle on top.


4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:48:48
3. 4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument
 
4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:49:07
4. 4th Regiment Indiana Cavalry Monument
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 13, 2014. This page has been viewed 104 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 August 28, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 13, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 08/13/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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