68th Indiana Infantry

68th Indiana Infantry (HM1N8N)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.507', W 85° 15.626'

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2nd Brigade - King

— 4th Division - Reynolds —

Text on the Front Side of the Monument:

68th Regiment Indiana Infantry.
2nd Brigade - King, 4th Division - Reynolds.
14th Corps - Thomas.


Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Sixty-Eighth Regiment Infantry.
Captain Harvey J. Espy, Commanding.
Second Brigade (King).
Fourth Division (Reynolds.)
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas).


Near noon September 19th, this regiment was severely engaged 200 yards east of Lafayette Road, southeast of Brotherton's House.

Sunday, September 20th, the regiment was engaged at 10 a.m. on the line where this monument stands, repulsing a prolonged attack. After the withdrawal of the brigade it was ordered soon after sundown to Snodgrass Hill where it remained until the Union troops were withdrawn.

Engaged 356; killed 17; wounded 108; missing 12; total loss 137.
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HM NumberHM1N8N
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Marker Number818
Placed ByState of Indiana
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Date Added Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658891 N 3866120
Decimal Degrees34.92511667, -85.26043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.507', W 85° 15.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 30.42" N, 85° 15' 37.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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