74th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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Quick Description: The marker to the 74th Indiana Infantry is located on Snodgrass Hill at the Chickamauga National Battlefield. This marker indicates the position held by the 74th from 6 pm until 7:30 pm on Sunday, September 20th, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/15/2012 11:08:38 AM
Waymark Code: WME00M
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Long Description:
This marker is dedicated to the 74th Regiment Indiana Infantry, is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The 74th Indiana Infantry was organized at Fort Wayne, Indiana, and mustered into Federal service on August 21, 1862. This marker indicates the position held by the 74th from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm on Sunday September 20th, 1863. This is one of five markers to the 74th located on the battlefield.

Text on the front of the monument:

Seventy-Fourth Regiment Infantry
Second Brigade (Croxton)
Third Division (Brannan)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 6 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-829(see note)
  LCS ID: 008759

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
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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.

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My Sources
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Wikipedia - 74th Regiment Indiana Infantry

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. This marker is not on the map since it is outside the park.

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]

located on Snodgrass Hill, stop 8 along the tour of the Chickamauga National Battlefield.

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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