30th Regt Indiana Infantry - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 56.039 W 085° 15.436
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Quick Description: This monument to the 30th Regiment Indiana Infantry is located along a wooded path near Battlefield Rd. in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2011 4:37:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMADQQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
Views: 4

Long Description:
This monument to the 30th Regiment Indiana Infantry is located along a wooded path near Battlefield Rd. in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.

Front:

30th Regt Indiana Infantry

2nd Brigade – Dodge
2nd Division – Johnson
20th Corps – McCook


Rear:

Indiana’s tribute to her Thirtieth Regiment Infantry.
Lieutenant Colonel Orrin D. Hurd Commanding.
Second Brigade (Dodge).
Second Division (Johnson).
Twentieth Corps (McCook).

September 19th 1863, this regiment, with its brigade, came into this filed near Crawfish Springs; at 1 p.m., moved to the left and went into action north of the Brock Field driving the enemy some distance in a bitterly contested struggle. After some movement to the left, night came on, when the enemy attacked, and after two hours fighting the regiment moved to the line southeast of the Kelly Field.

Morning of September 20th threw up breastworks and resisted an assault at 9 a.m., was moved to this position and at 12 M. was heavily attacked but held the line about 6 p.m. the line was again attacked, and soon thereafter withdrew under orders to the woods west of Kelly field, thence to Rossville.

Casualties: Killed; 2 officers, 8 men; wounded; 5 officers, 50 men; captured; 4 officers, 57 men; total 126.


Chick-Chatt NMP Monument Number 789
Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

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

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