58th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.674 W 085° 16.081
16S E 658193 N 3866417
Quick Description: This monument to the 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker is located on Snodgrass Hill, near Vittetoe Road. It markers their location on Sept 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/26/2015 11:25:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMNYYB
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Long Description:
This monument to the 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker is in recognition of their service during the during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The regiment was commanded by Lieut. Col. James T. Embree. This is one of two monuments to the 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment on the battlefield.

Text on the monument:

Fifty-eighth Regiment Infantry
First Brigade. (Buell)
First Division. (Wood)
Twenty-First Corps. (Crittenden)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 2 P. M.
To 7 P. M.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-817(see note)
  LCS ID: 008760

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:

Short Significance Description:

Monument contributes to national significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans & federal government 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 the east slope of Snodgrass Hill.

Structural Component(s)


Construction Period:
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer Occupation
Walsh, John, Montgomery, IN

My Sources
1. NRHP Narrative
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Civil War Battlefield Monuments - 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker

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

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Indiana

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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