19th Indiana Battery

19th Indiana Battery (HM1AZO)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.467', W 85° 15.646'

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2nd Brigade - King

— 4th Division - Reynolds —

Text on Front Side of Monument:

19th Indiana Battery
2nd Brigade - King
4th Division - Reynolds
14th Corps - Thomas

Text on Back Side of Monument:

Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Nineteenth Battery,
Captain Samuel J. Harris - Commanding.
Lieutenant Robert S. Lackey - Commanding.
Second Brigade (King)
Fourth Division (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas)

Saturday, September 19th, 1863, this Battery reached Crawfish Springs at 7 A.M. after an all night march from Pond Spring, thence moved to vicinity of Brotherton's, and about 3:30 P.M. went into action south of the Poe House and west of the Lafayette Road, where Captain Harris was wounded. Being flanked on the right the Battery withdrew to the north side of the Poe Field, and was there engaged.

Sunday, September 20th, the battery became engaged at 10 A.M. where this monument stands and was in action here until noon. It was then moved to the south side of Kelly Field, a little northwest of where Colonel King's Monument now stands, remaining there until 5:30 P.M., when the Battery retired, taking the body of Colonel King on a caisson.

Casualties: 2 enlisted men killed; captain and 15 men wounded; 2 missing; aggregate loss 20.
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HM NumberHM1AZO
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Placed ByThe State of Indiana
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 10:23pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658862 N 3866045
Decimal Degrees34.92445000, -85.26076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.467', W 85° 15.646'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 28.02" N, 85° 15' 38.76" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 Poe Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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