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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

27th Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade - 2nd Division

 

11th Army Corps.

 
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
Inscription. [Front Side]
27th Regiment
Pennsylvania
Vol. Infantry
1st Brigade, 2nd Division
11th Army Corps.

This Regiment took active part at
Wauhatchie and Missionary Ridge.


[Back Side]
Number of officers and men in
action at Missionary Ridge 240.
One officer and 45 men killed
6 officers and 80 men wounded

 
Erected 1897 by the State of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number MT-322.)
 
Location. 35° 2.362′ N, 85° 16.463′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Hawthorne Street north of Ivy Street, on the right when traveling north. 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 western edge of the Orchard Knob Reservation, National Military Park and is positioned directly across the street from a vacant lot located at 257 Hawthorne Street. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this “Monument located at Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-5". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front of the historical monument.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 10th Michigan Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Battery E, Pennsylvania Artillery (a few steps from this marker); New Jersey (within shouting distance of this marker); The Final Struggle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourth Army Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourteenth Army Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Casualties (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 marker is a, “6' x 3' x 10' monument has 2-piece battered base and pedestal with smooth-faced inscribed front & carved knapsacks at sides. Shaft incorporates state coat of arms. Square capital is elaborately carved with crescents and scrolls."
 
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
 
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the state seal that is affixed to the front of the historical monument.
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the insignia of the 11th Army Corps that was carved into the upper design of the historical monument.
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of a soldiers back-pack that was carved into the sides of the historical monument.
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
6. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical marker (with a quick view of Hawthorne Street seen in the background).
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
7. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
View looking northeast of the historical monument, with the crest of Orchard Knob in the background and the monument being framed by the distant shafts of the Maryland and Illinois Monuments from the top of Orchard Knob.
27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
8. 27th Regiment Pennsylvania Vol. Infantry. Marker
View of the historical monument as seen looking south down Hawthorne Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 417 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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