17th Indiana Mounted Infantry

17th Indiana Mounted Infantry (HM29KA)

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

N 34° 54.229', W 85° 15.845'

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Wilder's Brigade

—Reynold's Division —

Text on the front side of the monument:

17th Regiment Indiana Mounted Infantry
1st Brigade - Wilder.
4th Division - Reynolds.
14th Corps - Thomas.


Text on the back side of the monument:

Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Seventeenth Regiment Mounted Infantry.
Major William T. Jones, Commanding.
First Brigade (Wilder).
Fourth Division (Reynolds).
Fourteenth Corps (Thomas).


This Regiment was engaged on Friday, September 18th, at Alexander's Bridge, where it assisted in holding the enemy in check until late in the afternoon; then withdrew to the east line of the Viniard Farm.
Took position Saturday, September 19th, on west line of Viniard Farm by order of General Rosecrans in person, assisting in that line all day against repeated assaults from the enemy. Engaged Sunday, the 20th, about 12 M., with the brigade, which charged the enemy at Widow Glenn's House and drove him back about three-fourths of a mile. At 1 p.m. retired from the field under orders.
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HM NumberHM29KA
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Year Placed1898
Placed ByThe State of Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 20th, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 658598 N 3863751
Decimal Degrees34.90381667, -85.26408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.229', W 85° 15.845'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 13.74" N, 85° 15' 50.7" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Lafayette Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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