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

The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob

 
 
The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
1. The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker
Inscription.  
The Monuments in the Western
Section of Orchard Knob Commemorate
Organizations Which Were Engaged in the
Chattanooga Campaign but Operated
Beyond the Limits of the National Park


(Marker Number MT-64.)
 
Location. 35° 2.423′ N, 85° 16.423′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Hawthorne Street and East 4th Street, on the left when traveling south on North Hawthorne Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 46th Pennsylvania Infantry (here, next to this marker); 75th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 55th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Miracle at Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 73rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 61st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd Ohio Infantry
The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
2. The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker
Distant view of the marker, looking east along East 4th Street. The marker is seen along a park walking path in the Northwest corner of the Orchard Knob Military Reservation.
(within shouting distance of this marker); New York Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is a, "Cast iron tablet in northwest corner of Orchard Knob."
 
Additional comments.
1. Inclusion in the Historical Marker Database
This marker is deemed eligible for inclusion in the Historical Marker Database under the clause for allowable exceptions to the Editorial Guidelines when the marker's inclusion is "adding to a series of bona fide historical markers with one that would otherwise not qualify." This marker is part of the National Park Service's series of MT-numbered markers that are found in the areas of Civil War military operations that are situated in, and around, the Chattanooga - Chickamauga Battlefield, National Military Parks. Therefore, this marker was added to complete a commonly used list of such markers, rendering this marker in compliance with stated Historical Marker Database editorial guidelines.
    — Submitted August 29, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
3. The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker
Distant view of the marker in the Northwest corner of the Orchard Knob Military Reservation.
The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
4. The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker
View, looking through the northwest entrance gate to the Orchard Knob Military reservation, of the marker, situated along the park walking trail that goes from the gateway to the crest of the Orchard Knob.
The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
5. The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker
View of the marker, looking north along the trail, down the slope, to the park gate and East 4th Street.
The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 11, 2019
6. The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob Marker
View of the marker, looking south along the trail, up the steep slope, towards the crest of the Orchard Knob.
"MT-numbered” listings image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the National Park Service., July 12, 2017
7. "MT-numbered” listings
View of page 64 from the National Park Service’s record book on the Chattanooga - Chickamauga ”MT-numbered” listings of classified structures, which is kept in the Chickamauga Battlefield Park's Visitor Center.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 29, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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