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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

U.S. Regulars Memorial

 
 
U.S. Regulars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
1. U.S. Regulars Memorial
An eagle taking flight crowns the memorial.
Inscription. (Front):
In Memory
of the officers and enlisted men of the
15th, 16th, 18th, & 19th U.S. Infantry and
Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery, who
were killed or died of wounds,
received at
the Battle of Stone River,
Tennessee,
December 31st 1862 to January 3rd 1863.

(Back):
Erected
by
their comrades
of the
Regular Brigade
Army of
The Cumberland.

 
Erected by Men of the Regular Brigade.
 
Location. 35° 52.886′ N, 86° 25.962′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Old Nashville Highway, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Stones River National Cemetery on the Stones River National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Artillery Protects the Supply Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Stones River National Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Stones River National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); This "Precious Dust" (about 300
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
2. Front Inscription
feet away, measured in a direct line); A Patriotic Pulpit (about 400 feet away); Battle at Stones River (about 600 feet away); Why Fight Here? (about 600 feet away); The Charge Kept Coming, Coming Like the Sea (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
3. Back Inscription
Eagle Atop the Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
4. Eagle Atop the Memorial
U.S. Regulars Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 1984
5. U.S. Regulars Memorial
U.S. Regulars Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. Brian Stroud, January 10, 2013
6. U.S. Regulars Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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