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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indiana

Liberty - Equality

 
 
Indiana Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. Indiana Memorial
Inscription. (Right side):
In honored memory of
those valiant men of
Indiana who served in the
7th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
14th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
19th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.
20th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.

I & K Companies
1st Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt.

A, B, C, D, E, F Companies
3rd Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt.

(Center):
Dedicated to those
Hoosiers who so nobly
advanced freedom on
this great battlefield

(Left Side):
On July 1, 1863, Indiana
units engaged Confederate
forces at Gettysburg and
sustained some of the first
casualties among the Union
ranks. In this battle to
preserve the Union, 552 men
from Indiana were casualties
to that cause.

 
Erected 1970 by State of Indiana.
 
Location. 39° 48.847′ N, 77° 12.978′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Colgrove Avenue and East Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Colgrove Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Spangler's Meadow at stop 13 (Spangler's Spring) on the driving tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Close-up of the Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Close-up of the Inscription
The Seal of the State of Indiana is featured in the center.
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 27th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 107th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Slaughter at Spangler's Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 27th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Maryland Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Spangler's Spring (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Spangler's Springs. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. The Indiana Memorial. Blog entry detailing the memorial project, cost, and background. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Indiana State Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly
4. Indiana State Memorial
Center Panel of the Memorial
Indiana's Gettysburg Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. Indiana's Gettysburg Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 806 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 31, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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