10th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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Quick Description: The 10th Indiana Infantry Regiment marker is located on Snodgrass Hill, stop 8 along the tour, at the Chickamauga National Battlefield. This marker indicates the regiment's position on Snodgrass Hill. (Plaque is missing)
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2012 3:54:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMEC3B
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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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. This marker indicates the regiment's position on Snodgrass Hill. (Plaque is missing).


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, ??.




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-779 (see note)
  LCS ID: 008829




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
10/15/1966

  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

This standard Indiana regimental marker consists of a 4' x 4' x 4'8" high rock-faced oolitic stone block with a peaked top and a 12" x 18" bronze plaque affixed to its front. Marks regiment's position on Snodgrass Hill.



Long Physical Description

Marker located within the Chickamauga Battlefield on Snodgrass Hill, map site #149.



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.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1898

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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