Monument

72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept. 18, 1863 7 pm to 4 am Sept 19

Battle of Chickamauga



72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 13:04:32
1. 72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
39
Indiana
Seventy-Second Regiment (Mounted)
Infantry. (Miller)
First Brigade. (Wilder)
Fourth Division. (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Friday, September 18th, 1863, 7 P.M.
to 4 A.M. September 19th.



72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on 6/12/2017
2. 72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 39


Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.184  W 85° 15.354. Map it


To reach this monument:
Marker is on Viniard Road east of LaFayette Road, on the left when traveling east.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

17th Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-783) (about 171 feet away) ; 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-846) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Marker (MT-860) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 123rd Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-724) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-812) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Peeple's Georgia Battery Marker (MT-1265) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Peeple's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1264) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Tablet (MT-1343) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Buckner's Corps Tablet (MT-435) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-825) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-758) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 17th Indiana Regiment Mounted Infantry Marker (MT-784) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Hood's Division Tablet (MT-437A) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (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-827.



Comments about this monument:
This standard Indiana regimental marker, built in 1898, 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. It marker the units location from September 18, 1863 at 8 PM until 4 AM on September 19.


72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/06/24 13:04:39
3. 72nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on November 19, 2018. This page has been viewed 15 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on November 19, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 11/19/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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