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

Wisconsin State Monument

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Wisconsin Monument
Inscription. [Front/South side of Monument]
Wisconsin
Erects This
Monument To
Its Brave And
Steadfast
Sons Who
Participated
In The
Engagements
At And About
Chattanooga
1863


[Front-Right/Southeast side of Monument]
1st Wis Inf
3rd Brigade
1st Division
14th Corps

10th Wis Inf
1st Brigade
1st Division
14th Corps

21st Wis Inf
3rd Brigade
1st Division
14th Corps


[Right/East side of Monument]
15th Wis Inf
1st Brigade
3rd Division
4th Corps

24th Wis Inf
1st Brigade
2nd Division
4th Corps


[Back-Right/Northeast side of Monument]
18th Wis Inf
1st Brigade
2nd Brigade
17th Corps

26th Wis Inf
2nd Brigade
3rd Division
11th Corps


[Back/North side of Monument]
5th Wis Inf
3rd Brigade
2nd Division
14th Corps


[Back-Left/Northwest side of Monument]
6th Wis Bat
3rd Brigade
2nd Division
17th Corps

12th Wis Bat
3rd Brigade
2nd Division
17th Corps


[Left/West side of Monument]
1st
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Wisconsin Monument
View of the text on the Front/South side of the historical monument.
Wisconsin
Heavy Art
Company C
2nd Brigade
2nd Division
Art Reserve

1st Wisconsin
Cavalry
2nd Brigade
1st Division
Cavalry Corps


[Front-Left/Southwest side of Monument]
3rd Wis Bat
1st Brigade
2nd Division
Art Division

8th Wis Bat
1st Brigade
2nd Division
Art Reserve

10th Wis Bat
1st Brigade
2nd Division
Art Reserve

 
Erected 1898 by the State of Wisconsin. (Marker Number MT336-38.)
 
Location. 35° 2.332′ N, 85° 16.448′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Orchard Knob Avenue north of Ivy Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker 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 in the Orchard Knob Reservation, on the high ground near the edge of the southern boundary of the National Military Park, almost across the street from 1810 Ivy Street. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is located at the, “Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-30". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Wisconsin Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Wisconsin Monument
Close-up view of the text on the Front-Right/Southeast side of the historical monument.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Michigan Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourteenth Army Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); New Jersey (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd & 33rd Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting 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); 10th Michigan Infantry (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, “13' x 13' at base and 31' high, monument consists of polished granite Corinthian column set on octagonal pedestal, which rests on three-step platform. Pedestal is inscribed, column shaft has bronze state seal, ball finial atop column."
 
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
 
Wisconsin Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. Wisconsin Monument
Close-up view of the text on the Right/East side of the historical monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. Wisconsin Monument
Close-up view of the text on the Back-Right/Northeast side of the historical monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
6. Wisconsin Monument
Close-up view of the text on the Back/North side of the historical monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
7. Wisconsin Monument
Close-up view of the text on the Back-Left/Northwest side of the historical monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
8. Wisconsin Monument
Close-up view of the text on the Left/West side of the historical monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
9. Wisconsin Monument
Close-up view of the text on the Front-Left/Southwest side of the historical monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
10. Wisconsin Monument
View of the historical monument with a view of Lookout Mountain in the distant background.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
11. Wisconsin Monument
View of the historical monument on the southern shoulder of Orchard Knob.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
12. Wisconsin Monument
View looking south, of the historical monument, looking down at the monument from the crest of Orchard Knob, with a distant view of Lookout Mountain in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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