82nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.166 W 085° 15.742
16S E 658725 N 3865486
Quick Description: This marker dedicated to the 82nd Indiana Infantry Regiment is on a wooded path, on the west side of Layfette Rd, between Poe Rd. and Dyer Rd. in the Chickamauga NB. It Marks regiment's position east of the Dyer House site on Sunday 9/20/1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/26/2012 5:45:21 PM
Waymark Code: WME2R2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This marker made of limestone is dedicated to 82nd Regiment Indiana Infantry and is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The unit was organized at Indianapolis, Indiana and mustered in September 8, 1862. This is the one of three marker to 82nd Indiana Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location on Sunday, September 20th, 1863 from 9:30 A.M. until 11:30 A.M.

82nd Indiana Infantry Regiment

Eighty-Second Regiment Infantry
First Brigade. (Connell)
Third Division. (Brannan)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863. 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-841
  LCS ID: 008733

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
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Short Significance Description:

Monument contributes to nat'l significance of the park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans 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 east of the Dyer House site.

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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 - 82nd 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.

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]

on a wooded path, on the west side of Layfette Rd, between Poe Rd. and Dyer Rd. in the Chickamauga NB.

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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