44th Indiana Infantry Historical

44th Indiana Infantry Historical (HM1UNT)

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

N 34° 54.892', W 85° 15.722'

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Dick's Brigade

—Van Cleve's Division —

Text on the Top Front Side of the Monument:

2nd Brigade - Dick
3rd Division - Van Cleve
21st Corps - Crittenden

Text on the Bottom Front Side of the Monument:

44th Regiment Indiana Infantry

Text on the Back Side of the Monument:

Indiana's Tribute
to Her
Forty - Fourth Regiment Infantry.
Lieutenant Colonel Simeon C. Aldrich, Commanding.
Second Brigade (Dick).
Third Division (VanCleve).
Twenty First Corps (Crittenden).

September 18, 1863, this regiment supported Wilder's Brigade in the afternoon and night.

September 19, after having assisted in successfully meeting one of the severest charges of Stewart's Division 300 yards east of this position, the Regiment retired and held this part of the line against a determined attack of the enemy until about 4:30 p.m., when the line being flanked on the right it was compelled to retire.

September 20, fought in line with its Division until the break in the center of Union lines, when Colonel Aldrich led it to General Thomas' line and went into action with Harker's Brigade, and fought until ordered from the field about 5 p.m.
Marker NumberMT-811
Year Placed1897
Placed ByState of Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658764 N 3864980
Decimal Degrees34.91486667, -85.26203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.892', W 85° 15.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 53.5200" N, 85° 15' 43.3200" W
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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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