10th Indiana Infantry Regiment Mark - Chickamauga National Battlefield
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 55.417 W 085° 15.692
16S E 658794 N 3865952
Quick Description: The 10th Indiana Infantry Regiment marker located on Poe Road (one way) near driving tour stop 3, Chickamauga Nation Battlefield. This marker indicates the position held by the 10th on Sunday, September 20th, 1863, from 8 A.M until 11 A.M.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/4/2012 3:42:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMEBYY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This marker is dedicated to 10th Regiment Indiana Infantry in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The 10th Indiana Infantry at Indianapolis, Indiana April 22–25, 1861 for a 3 month tour of duty. They were reorganized at Indianapolis and mustered in for three years service on September 18, 1861. This is one of five markers to the 10th Indiana Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location on Sunday, September 20th, 1863, from 8 A.M until 11 A.M.


Text on the front of the monument:


Indiana
Tenth Regiment Infantry. (Carroll)
Second Brigade. (Croxton)
Third Division. (Brannan)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 8 A.M to 11 A.M.




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-778 (see note)
  LCS ID: 008723




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
07/25/1986

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

Short Significance Description:

Marker contributes to national significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans & related groups to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

4' square at base and 4'8" high, the marker is a simple rock-faced slab with a bronze inscription plaque set into one side and a peaked top.



Material(s)   
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)

1. 
Superstructure
Bronze
2. 
Substructure
Limestone
3. 
Superstructure
Limestone


Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:   
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1898
AD
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP
2. Wikipedia - 10th Regiment Indiana Infantry
3. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
4. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle

Note
Trailhead Graphics, Inc. has produced a map of the Chickamauga Battlefield showing the locations of all of the monuments and the markers on the battlefield. Each location on the map has a number associated with it that cross-references to an index on the back of the map that has the name of the marker (called the Chick-Chatt NMP monument numbering system). This number corresponds to the structure Number listed on the NPS List of Classified Structures that is normally prefixed with the letters MT for the Chickamauga Battlefield.

Website pertaining to the memorial: [Web Link]

List if there are any visiting hours:
Sunrsie to sunset


Entrance fees (if it applies): 0.00

Type of memorial: Monument

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