Monument

18th Indiana Battery Marker

Sept. 18th, 1863, 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



18th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:49:18
1. 18th Indiana Battery Marker
 

Inscription:
71
Indiana.
Eighteenth Battery. (Lilly)
First Brigade. (Wilder)
Fourth Division. (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Friday, September 18th, 1863, 5:30 P.M.
to 9 P.M.



18th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:49:21
2. 18th Indiana Battery Marker
 


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



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 71


Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.094  W 85° 15.087. Map it

Parking is available on Viniard Road .
Gravel parking area on the south side of Viniard Road.


To reach this monument:
Marker is on Viniard Road east of LaFayette Road, on the right when traveling east. This marker is located on the south side of the roadway, and on the eastern edge of a roadside parking area.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

17th Indiana Regiment Mounted Infantry Marker (MT-784) (about 220 feet away) ; 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-825) (about 228 feet away) ; Gregg's Brigade Tablet (MT-1157) (about 280 feet away) ; McNair's Brigade Tablet (MT-1191) (about 375 feet away) ; Hood's Division Tablet (MT-437A) (about 404 feet away) ; Stewart's Division Tablet (MT-1114) (about 439 feet away) ; To Park House Sign (MT-423U) (about 481 feet away) ; Trigg’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1219) (about 497 feet away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-759) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Preston's Division Tablet (MT-1111) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 123rd Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-724) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-846) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-812) (approx. 0.3 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) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 18th Indiana Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-758.



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 battery's position along Viniard-Alexander Road south of Park House site on September 18, 1863 from 5:30 P.M. to 9 P.M.


18th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 10:49:04
3. 18th Indiana Battery Marker
View of the marker looking west toward the marker and the parking area in the background. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on October 24, 2018. This page has been viewed 26 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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