18th Indiana Battery

18th Indiana Battery (HM29JS)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 54.296', W 85° 15.845'

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Wilder's Brigade

—Reynold's Division —

Text on the front side of the monument:

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

18th Indiana Battery

Text on the back side of the monument:

Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Eighteenth Battery.
Captain Eli Lilly, Commanding.
First Brigade (Wilder).
Fourth Division (Reynolds).
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas).

On September 18th, 1863, this battery was engaged with Wilder's Brigade in preventing the advance of the enemy at Alexander's Bridge. Night of September 18th, east of Viniard Field engaged with the brigade in the night fight and in holding the enemy in check.
September 19th, was hotly engaged during the afternoon where this monument stands and in this vicinity, doing great damage to the enemy.
Sunday, September 20th, two guns engaged at Widow Glenn's house about 12 M. Retired about 1 p.m. from the field.
HM NumberHM29JS
Year Placed1897
Placed ByThe State of Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 20th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658596 N 3863875
Decimal Degrees34.90493333, -85.26408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.296', W 85° 15.845'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 17.76" N, 85° 15' 50.7" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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