Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob
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.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
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 82nd Ohio Infantry (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."
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.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 29, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.