39th Indiana Mounted Infantry Historical

39th Indiana Mounted Infantry Historical (HM1V90)

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

N 34° 54.462', W 85° 16.349'

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Willich's Brigade

—Johnson's Division —

Text on the front side of the Monument:

39th Regiment Indiana Mounted Infantry.
1st Brigade - Willich, 2nd Division - Johnson.
20th Corps - McCook.


Text on the back side of the Monument:

Indiana's Tribute
to Her
Thirty-Ninth Regiment Mounted Infantry.
(Afterwards Eight Indiana Cavalry)
Colonel Thomas J Harrison.
First Brigade (Willich).
Second Division (Johnson).
Twentieth Corps (McCook).


September 19th, 1863, marched from McLemore's Cove to Crawfish Springs convoying trains and engaged with a portion of Wheeler's Cavalry, from dusk until midnight carried 1000 canteens of water from Crawfish Springs to suffering soldiers on the battlefield.

September 20th, 1863, armed with spencer rifles took position early, dismounted, in the line on ridge near Widow Glenn's, west of Crawfish Springs Road, about 11:45 a.m., with the line, charged upon the enemy here, completely clearing its front. The enemy gave way in disorder, losing beside his killed and wounded about 200 being in its immediate front, the regiment retired leisurely to Chattanooga Valley Road, and thence escorted trains to Chattanooga.

Casualties: three commissioned officers wounded, five enlisted men killed and thirty-two
Close-up view of the text from the front side of the monument.wounded; total forty.
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Details
HM NumberHM1V90
Tags
Year Placed1898
Placed ByState of Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657823 N 3864169
Decimal Degrees34.90770000, -85.27248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.462', W 85° 16.349'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 27.72" N, 85° 16' 20.94" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Vittetoe Chickamauga Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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