10th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.623 W 085° 15.400
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Quick Description: The 10th Indiana Infantry Regiment marker is located on the west side of Battleline Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield. This marker indicates the regiment's position on Sunday, September 20, 1863 from 4 to 5 P.M.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2012 9:36:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMEC82
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This marker is dedicated to 10th Regiment Indiana Infantry in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. The 10th Indiana Infantry at Indianapolis, Indiana April 22–25, 1861 for a 3 month tour of duty. They were reorganized at Indianapolis and mustered in for three years service on September 18, 1861. This is one of five markers to the 10th Indiana Infantry on the battlefield. This marker indicates the regiment's position on Sunday, September 20th, 1863, from 4 P.M. to 5 P.M.

Text on the front of the monument:

Tenth Regiment Infantry. (Carroll)
Second Brigade. (Croxton)
Third Division. (Brannan)
Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas)
Sunday, September 20th, 1863, 4 P.M. to 5 P.M.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-780(see note)
  LCS ID: 008763

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 Kelly Field battle line.

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My Sources
2. Wikipedia - 10th Regiment Indiana Infantry
3. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
4. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle

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 the west side of Battleline Road in 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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