32nd Indiana Infantry Historical

32nd Indiana Infantry Historical (HM1VDQ)

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

N 34° 55.401', W 85° 14.587'

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Willich's Brigade

—Johnson's Division —

Text on the front side of the monument:

32nd Regiment Indiana Infantry.
1st Brigade - Willich, 2nd Division - Johnson.
20th Corps - McCook.


Text on the back side of the monument:

Indiana's Tribute
To Her
Thirty-Second Regiment Infantry.
Lieutenant Colonel Frank Erdelmeyer, Commanding.
Lieutenant Colonel Myron Baker, Commanding
First Brigade (Willich).
Second Division (Johnson).
Twentieth Corps (McCook).


This Regiment in the morning of September 19th, 1863, marched with its Brigade from the right of the Union Army to the support of General Thomas. Reached the field about 10 a.m., and at once became engaged with the enemy about one fourth of a mile in rear of this position, from which line this regiment, with other regiments of the Brigade, charged the enemy and drove him from the line on which this monument stands. In the charge this regiment captured two pieces of artillery, three caissons, and many prisoners. Sunday, September 20th, in the afternoon, moved to the left wing of the Union Army, east of Kelly Field, where the Regiment with other troops charged the advancing enemy and drove him back around the Union left.
At 5 p.m. withdrew from the field under orders.
Casualties September
19th - 20th: Killed, 1 officer, 20 men; Wounded, 4 officers, 77 men; Missing, 20 men. Total 122.
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HM NumberHM1VDQ
Tags
Year Placed1897
Placed ByState of Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660476 N 3865951
Decimal Degrees34.92335000, -85.24311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.401', W 85° 14.587'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 24.06" N, 85° 14' 35.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Brotherton Rd, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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