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109th Pennsylvania Infantry.

2d Brigade.

 

2d Division 12th Corps.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
View of the front/south side of the historical monument.
Inscription. [Front/South Side]
109th Pennsylvania Infantry.
2d Brigade.
2d Division 12th Corps.


[Right/East Side]
The regiment, under command of Captain
Frederick L. Gimber, was engaged at Wauhatchie, seven
miles from here, from 11.15 P.M. October 28th to
3 A.M. of the 29th, and at Lookout Mountain
November 24th, 1863.


[Back/North Side]
The State of Pennsylvania has erected this monument
in grateful remembrance of the officers and men of
the 109th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry,
who, in the time of their country's peril, offered their
lives upon this field and many other battlefields
to save for the benefit of posterity, a government
founded upon the
consent of the
governed and dedicated
to the principles of
personal liberty and
human freedom.


[Left/West Side]
Curtin Light Guards. Recruited in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. Mustered in the U.S. Service, December
1861. Re-enlisted January 1864. Consolidated with the
111th Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry
March 31st 1865, which was mustered out of service
July 19th 1865.

 
Erected
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front/south side of the historical monument.
1896 by State of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number MT-329.)
 
Location. 35° 2.322′ N, 85° 16.434′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Ivy Street east of Hawthorne Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. This historical marker (monument) is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood, in the city of Chattanooga, a little less than a mile west of Missionary Ridge. It is situated on the southern edge of the Orchard Knob Reservation, National Military Park and is positioned directly across the street from a residence located at 1814 Ivy Street. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument locate at Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-28". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourteenth Army Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Michigan Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); New Jersey (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd & 33rd Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that is affixed to the front/south side of the historical monument.
distance of this marker); 5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery E, Pennsylvania Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Final Struggle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is a, “7' x 7' x 16' obelisk on elaborate pedestal with two-course rock-faced base. Pedestal is crenellated at bottom and incorporates columns in niches at corners. Inscriptions and bronze state seal are included."
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
View of the southeast side of the historical monument.
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the text written on the right/east side of the historical monument.
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
6. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
View of the northeast side of the historical monument, with a view of some of the nearby residences on Ivy Street.
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
7. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the text written on the back/north side of the historical monument.
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
8. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
View of the northwest side of the historical monument, with a view of some of the nearby residences on Ivy Street.
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
9. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the text written on the left/west side of the historical monument.
109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
10. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Marker
View of the historical monument looking west along Ivy Street, with a distant view of the Wisconsin Monument on the slope of Orchard Knob in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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