Monument

5th Indiana Battery Marker

Sept. 19, 1863 3 pm to 7 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



5th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 10:46:35
1. 5th Indiana Battery Marker
 

Inscription:
64

Fifth Battery. (Simson)
Third Brigade. (Baldwin)
Second Division. (Johnson)
Twentieth Corps. (McCook)
Saturday, September 19th, 1863, 3 P.M.
to 7 P. M.



5th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 10:46:49
2. 5th Indiana Battery Marker
 


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



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 64


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.5916  W 85° 14.5794. Map it

Parking is available on Brotherton Road near  N 34° 55.4905  W 85° 14.4854 .


To reach this monument:
The marker is on the north side of Brotherton Road, near Winfrey Field, on a wooded path. From the 1st Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument. Pass the Philemon P. Baldwin Memorial Shell Monument and follow the path until you find the plaque.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.




Other monuments to the 5th Indiana Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-737.



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 in September 19, 1863 from 3 PM to 7 PM.


5th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 10:46:19
3. 5th Indiana Battery Marker
View north of the clear where the markers to the 5th Indiana Batteries, the 6th Indiana Infantry Regiment and the accompanying tablet are located. 
5th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 10:46:49
4. 5th Indiana Battery Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 15, 2017. This page has been viewed 12 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 15, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 08/15/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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