72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry

72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry (HM29JR)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 54.11', W 85° 15.825'

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Wilder's Brigade

—Reynold's Division —

Text on the Front Side of the Monument:

72nd Regiment Indiana Mounted Infantry.

1st Brigade - Wilder
4th Division - Reynolds
14th Corps - Thomas

Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Seventy-Second Regiment Mounted Infantry,
Colonel Abram O. Miller, Commanding.
First Brigade (Wilder)
Fourth Division (Reynolds)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)

This regiment first engaged the enemy at Alexander's and Reed's Bridges, Friday morning September 18th, 1863, holding them until 4 p.m., and then took position half a mile east of Viniard House and was engaged until 10 p.m.
At daylight on Saturday morning took this position, holding it the entire day, twice charging and driving the enemy beyond the Lafayette Road.
Sunday morning formed line to south and west of widow Glenn's house, became heavily engaged, about noon, after severe fighting took position on Glenn's Hill, holding it until 1 p.m.
HM NumberHM29JR
Year Placed1898
Placed ByThe State of Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 20th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658633 N 3863532
Decimal Degrees34.90183333, -85.26375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.11', W 85° 15.825'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 6.6" N, 85° 15' 49.5" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Glenn-Viniard Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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