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Near Rossville in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

84th Indiana Infantry

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
1. 84th Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.
84th Indiana Volunteer
Infantry Occupied
This Spot September
19th, 1863.

 
Erected 1910 by the 84th Indiana's Regimental Veterans' Association. (Marker Number none.)
 
Location. 34° 58.678′ N, 85° 12.919′ W. Marker is near Rossville, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Prater Road west of South Mack Smith Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is located on the grounds of the Holiday RV Travel Park, along a walking trail through the park's woods, right at the western border of the park's property, and very near the residential property line belonging to the residence at 120 Prater Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Prater Road, Rossville GA 30741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named 84th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 1.4 miles away in Tennessee); General Daniel Newnan (approx. 1.8 miles away); Brainerd Mission (approx. 2.2 miles away in Tennessee); Old Federal Road
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
2. 84th Indiana Infantry Marker
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Dibrell's Brigade (approx. 3 miles away); Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery (approx. 3 miles away); 35th Ohio Infantry (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rossville.
 
More about this marker. Although this marker appears to be very similar to the MT-numbered markers in the nearby National Military Park, it is not. According to the National Military Park historian, Jim Ogden, this marker was erected in either 1910 or 1911, and it is not part of the National Military Park's system of monuments, markers, and tablets.

He went on to state that the 84th Indiana Regimental Veteran's Association, "did offer to donate it and the small parcel of land that it does or used to sit on to the National Military Park but at the May, 1911, meeting of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission, the Commission did not accept the offer because the Commission had no legislative authority to accept land or features in that area."
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
84th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
3. 84th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker situated at the end of a trailer park secondary trail, in a small clearing, at the edge of the tree-line of the woods.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
4. 84th Indiana Infantry Marker
View looking into the woods of the marker, at the end of a trailer park secondary trail, which is seen as being connected to a primary trail.
84th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
5. 84th Indiana Infantry Marker
A close-up view of the marker, looking northwest, beyond the woods, at the nearby residential property and Prater Road.
84th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
6. 84th Indiana Infantry Marker
View, looking east along Prater Road, with a distant view of the marker at the very edge of the open residential property.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 4, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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