Monument

7th Indiana Battery Marker

Sept. 20, 1863 5 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Battle of Chickamauga



7th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By BG Hooks, on 2011/05/19 11:01:02
1. 7th Indiana Battery Marker
 

Inscription:
65
Indiana
Seventh Battery. (Swallow)
First Brigade. (Sam Beatty)
Third Division. (Van Cleve)
Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden)
Saturday, September 19th, 1863. 5 P. M.
To 7 P. M.



7th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By BG Hooks, on 2011/05/19 11:00:27
2. 7th Indiana Battery Marker
View, looking east, toward the marker to the 7th Indiana Battery. 



Distinguishing numbers/markings on the plaque:
[UL] 65


Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.110  W 85° 16.389. Map it

Parking is available on Dyer Road near  N 34° 55.020  W 85° 16.380 .


To reach this monument:
Marker can be reached from Dyer Road east of Chickamauga-Vittetoe Road when traveling west. This marker is located in the Chickamauga Chattanooga National Military Park along a park trail that crosses the Dry Road near coordinates (N 34.917 W 85.273). Park along the side of the road. Follow the path north. Pass the small Dyer cemetery, the marker will be just through the tree line on the east (right) side of the path.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

35th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-798) (about 168 feet away) ; Dent's Alabama Battery Tablet (MT-1240) (about 195 feet away) ; Dyer Cemetery (about 299 feet away) ; S. Beatty's Brigade Tablet (MT-551) (about 345 feet away) ; Barnes’ Brigade Tablet (MT-542) (about 499 feet away) ; Van Cleve's Division Tablet (MT-533) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Dick's Brigade Tablet (MT-581) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1272) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-593) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment Monument (MT-1046) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Rosecrans' Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-451) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; York's Georgia Battery Tablet (MT-1272A) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Longstreet's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-450) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Buell's Brigade tablet (MT-559) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Dyer House (MT-423T) (approx. 0.3 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 7th Indiana Artillery Company/Battery on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-742.



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, 1863 from 5 pm to 7 pm.


7th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By BG Hooks, on 2011/05/19 11:00:55
3. 7th Indiana Battery Marker
 
7th Indiana Battery Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 11:00:52
4. 7th Indiana Battery Marker
 
Dyer Field, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 10:59:09
5. Dyer Field
View, looking south, of the Dyer Field. 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on October 09, 2018. This page has been viewed 55 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 09, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 10/09/2018 by BG Hooks; 4, 5 were submitted on 10/09/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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