Union monuments at Gettysburg > Indiana


The State of Indiana monument is southeast of Gettysburg near Spangler’s Spring. It is at the site of the charge of the 27th Indiana Infantry on July 3rd, 1863.(Spanglers Spring tour map)

The monument is composed of Barre granite and native Indiana limestone. It was erected in 1970 and dedicated by the state on July 1,1971.The State of Indiana monument at Gettysburg

From the monument:

Indiana

Liberty   Equality

Dedicated to those Hoosiers who so nobly advanced freedom on this great battlefield

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

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.
27th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt.

I & K Companies 1st Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt.
ABCDEF Companies 3rd Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt

Detail from the Sate of Indiana monument at Gettysburg

Location of the monument

The State of Indiana Monument is southeast of Gettysburg 25 yards east of the intersection of Colgrove and East Confederate Avenues near Spangler’s Spring. (39°48’50.9″N 77°12’58.6″W)