Monument

68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept. 20, 1863, noon

Battle of Chickamauga



68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:31:58
1. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
52
Indiana.
Eighty-Sixth Regiment Infantry.
(Major Dick)
Second Brigade. (Col. Dick)
Third Division. (Van Cleve)
Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 12 M.



68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:32:09
2. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 


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



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 52


Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.7771  W 85° 16.0025. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe Rd near  N 34° 55.758  W 85° 16.074 .


To reach this monument:
To view this marker drive to the parking area in front of the Snodgrass House (tour stop 8) and the monument can be seen situated just to the east of the Snodgrass House.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

44th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-815) (Is only 72 feet away) ; Dick's Brigade Tablet (MT-583) (Is only 83 feet away) ; 125th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1037) (Is only 89 feet away) ; 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-773) (about 126 feet away) ; 18th Ohio Light Artillery Monument (MT-938) (about 142 feet away) ; 18th Ohio Light Artillery Tablet (MT-937) (about 149 feet away) ; 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1012) (about 157 feet away) ; 124th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1035) (about 165 feet away) ; 41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-999) (about 166 feet away) ; Hazen's Brigade Tablet (MT-601) (about 168 feet away) ; 64th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1009) (about 219 feet away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-595) (about 242 feet away) ; 37th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-803) (about 272 feet away) ; Sirwell's Brigade (USA) Tablet (MT-629) (about 275 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-537) (about 314 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Snodgrass Hill


Other monuments to the 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





More Information • • •
Wikipedia: 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment ( Submitted on 07/11/2018 by ). change

NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-844.



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 20, 1863, at noon.


68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:32:09
3. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 
68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/16 13:32:02
4. 68th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker
 
Snodgrass Hill, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
5. Snodgrass Hill
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on July 11, 2018. This page has been viewed 19 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on July 11, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 were submitted on 07/11/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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