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

Road of Remembrance

 
 
Road of Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 10, 2011
1. Road of Remembrance Marker
East column plaques
Inscription.
East Column
Upper plaque

To the American Soldiers who in three wars have marched along this road. The American Legion Auxiliary, Davis King Summers Post No. 14 dedicates this road in loving memory. August 1930.

Lower plaque
World War II 1941-45 Summers Whitehead Unit No. 14 October 1948

West Column

Four American Armies have marched over this road: two opposing armies in the Civil War 1861-1865 One in the Spanish American War 1898 and the last in the World War 1917-18
 
Erected 1930 by American Legion Auxiliary.
 
Location. 35° 0.45′ N, 85° 17.604′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Rossville Blvd (U.S. 27) and East 32nd Street when traveling south on Rossville Blvd. Click for map. Monuments located in front of Temple Baptist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sallie A Crenshaw (approx. 1.1 miles away); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ireland's New York Brigade (approx. 1.3 miles away);
Road of Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 10, 2011
2. Road of Remembrance Marker
West column plaque. It appears as if a second plaque has been removed some time in the past, either due to vandalism or intent.
66th Ohio Infantry (approx. 1.3 miles away); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (approx. 1.3 miles away); Geary's Division (approx. 1.3 miles away); 7th Ohio Infantry. (approx. 1.3 miles away); 76th Ohio Infantry (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
 
Road of Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 10, 2011
3. Road of Remembrance Marker
As seen looking south on Rossville Blvd.
Road of Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 10, 2011
4. Road of Remembrance Marker
Looking north along Rossville Blvd at the East column.
Road of Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 10, 2011
5. Road of Remembrance Marker
Looking west across Rossville Blvd from near the East column toward the West column and 32nd Street.
Road of Remembrance image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 10, 2011
6. Road of Remembrance
Located near the top of each column.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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