Civil War Memorial
Indiana Historical Bureau: ID#: 64.1995.1
Title: Iron Brigade
Marker Text: Composed of infantry regiments from Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan, the Iron Brigade fought with Army of the Potomac during the Civil War (1861-1865). Received name for valor at battle of South Mountain, Maryland (1862). Sustained combat fatalities among the highest in the Union armies.
Credit Line: Erected 1995 Indiana Historical Bureau, Porter Co. Tour. Com., Indpls. Civil War Rnd. Tbl., Porter Cmp. 116, Dept. of Ind., Sons of Un. Vets. of Civil War
Directions: Eastbound US 20 at SE corner of SR 49 overpass, Chesterton.