Monument

72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept. 19, 1863 3 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:44:48
1. 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
40
Indiana
Seventy-Second Regiment Infantry.
(Mounted) (Miller).
First Brigade. (Wilder).
Fourth Division. (Reynolds).
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas).
Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 3 P.M.



72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:44:53
2. 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker
 



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 40


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.360  W 85° 15.683. Map it

Parking is available on LaFayette Road near  N 34° 54.252  W 85° 15.6876 .
Pull on west side of LaFayette Road.


To reach this monument:
Marker is on LaFayette Road 0.2 miles north of Viniard-Alexander Road, on the right when traveling north. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is one of a number of monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated near the site of the battle era, log school house.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

2nd Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1296) (about 220 feet away) ; 17th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1306) (about 353 feet away) ; Benning's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133) (about 397 feet away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-592) (about 408 feet away) ; 20th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1308) (about 423 feet away) ; 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-680) (about 427 feet away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Monument (MT-858) (about 518 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-602) (about 550 feet away) ; Site of Log School House (MT-1444) (about 560 feet away) ; 15th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1303) (about 562 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-535) (about 590 feet away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-676) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument (MT-424) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-826.



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 on September 19, at 3:00 pm.


72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:44:15
3. 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker
View, looking west, toward the marker and LaFayette Road. 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on November 27, 2018. This page has been viewed 74 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 27, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 11/27/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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