35th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.083 W 085° 16.382
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Quick Description: This Marker to the 35th Indiana Infantry is located at the woods edge, near Dyer's graveyard, on the western side of Dyer’s Field near the intersection of Dyer Rd with Vittetoe Chickamauga Rd in the Chickamauga National Battlefield Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 2/12/2012 12:08:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMDPYY
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This monument to the 35th Regiment Indiana Infantry, also known as the First Irish, is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This marker indicates the position of the 35th Indiana from 3:00 am until 9:00 am on September 20, 1863. The 35th Indiana was organized on December 11, 1861 during the American Civil War, and mustered out October 23, 1865. This is one of three markers to the 35th Indiana on the battlefield.




Text on the front of the monument:
Indiana

Thirty-fifth Regiment Infantry
(Dufficy)
Third Brigade (Barnes)
Third Division (Vancleve)
Twenty-first Corps. (Crittenden)
Saturday, September 20th, 1863, 3 A.M. until 9 A.M.




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-798(see note)
  LCS ID: 008828




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

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 west of Dyer's graveyard.



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

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


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 - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Wikipedia - 35th Regiment Indiana Infantry


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.

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

Address:
at the woods edge, near Dyer's graveyard, on the western side of Dyer’s Field near the intersection of Dyer Rd with Vittetoe Chickamauga Rd in the Chickamauga National Battlefield Park.


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

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