Monument

72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept. 18, 1863, 5 pm to 6 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:46:56
1. 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
37
Indiana
Seventy-Second Regiment (Mounted)
Infantry. (Miller)
First Brigade. (Wilder)
Fourth Division. (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Friday, September 18th, 1863, 5 P.M.
to 6 P.M.



72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:47:06
2. 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker
 


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



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 37


Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.130  W 85° 15.074. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road .


To reach this monument:
Marker is on Viniard Road east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east. This marker is located on the north side of the roadway, in a clearing, about 50 feet off the roadway.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

17th Indiana Regiment Mounted Infantry Marker (MT-784) (about 147 feet away) ; McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1191) (about 194 feet away) ; Hood's Division Tablet (MT-437A) (about 207 feet away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-758) (about 228 feet away) ; Gregg's Brigade Tablet (MT-1157) (about 266 feet away) ; Stewart's Division Tablet (MT-1114) (about 528 feet away) ; To Park House Sign (MT-423U) (about 567 feet away) ; Trigg’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1219) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-759) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Preston's Division Tablet (MT-1111) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Johnson's Division Tablet (MT-1100) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker (MT-1265) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 123rd Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-724) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Bledsoe's Missouri Battery Tablet (MT-1335) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-846) (approx. 0.3 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-825.



Comments about this monument:
This standard Indiana regimental marker 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 Field.


72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:46:44
3. 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker
View from behind the featured 72d Indiana Infantry marker, looking south, across the Viniard Road at the distant, 17th Indiana Infantry marker. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on October 24, 2018. This page has been viewed 25 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on October 24, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 10/24/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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