7th Indiana Battery Historical

7th Indiana Battery Historical (HM1UHT)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Catoosa County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 54.908', W 85° 15.715'

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Beatty's Brigade

—Van Cleve's Division —

Text on the Top, Front Side of the Monument:

1st Brigade - Samuel Beatty.
3rd Division - Van Cleve.
21st Corps - Crittenden.


Text on the Bottom, Front Side of the Monument:

7th Indiana Battery


Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

Indiana's Tribute
to Her
Seventh Battery.
Captain George R. Swallow, Commanding.
First Brigade (Samuel Beatty).
Third Division (VanCleve).
Twenty First Corps (Crittenden).


Saturday, September 19th, 1863, this battery went into action at this place and was severely engaged. The horses of two of the guns were killed and the guns were taken from the field by hand. The other guns remained engaged until near night when they were withdrawn.

On Sunday, September 20th, the position of the Battery was left of the tanyard and west of the Brotherton's. It changed position to the north of Brotherton's, fighting. Retired from the field under orders with General Negley.
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HM NumberHM1UHT
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Year Placed1897
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658775 N 3865010
Decimal Degrees34.91513333, -85.26191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.908', W 85° 15.715'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 54.48" N, 85° 15' 42.9" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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