Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
14th Indiana Infantry
1st Brigade, 3rd Division
—2nd Corps —
Principal battles in which the 14th Indiana engaged.
Mustered out June 7th 1864.
On the evening of July 2nd 1863, a determined effort was made by Hay's and Hoke's Brigades of Early's Division of Confederate troops to carry cemetery hill by storm. The Union troops supporting the batteries occupying this ground were over whelmed and forced to retire. Wiedrick's Battery was captured and two of Rickett's guns were spiked. Carroll's Brigade then in position south west of the Cemetery was sent to the rescue. Advancing double quick time through the Cemetery and across the Baltimore Pike. The men went in with a cheer. The 14th Indiana met the enemy among the guns on this ground where a hand to hand struggle ensued resulting in driving the enemy from the hill. On this spot, Isaac Norris, the color bearer of the 14th Ind. was killed and many others fell near by. The Regiment then took position along the stone fence at the base of the hill southeast from this point. Facing the east
1st Brigade 3rd Division Second Corps.
Erected by the State of Indiana in honor of
Erected 1885 by State of Indiana.
Location. 39° 49.285′ N, 77° 13.734′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on East Cemetery Hill in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock (a few steps from this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Ricketts' Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th West Virginia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. East Cemetery Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop.
2. 14th Indiana Infantry. Web site providing rosters and information about the regiment.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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