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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-65.)
 
Location. 35° 2.334′ N, 85° 16.465′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Ivy Street east of North Hawthorne Street, on the left when traveling east. 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. 1st Michigan Engineers (here, next to this marker); 2nd & 33rd Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument (a few steps from this marker); Wisconsin State 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); New Jersey State Monument
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
View of the marker, seen next to the 1st Michigan Engineers Monument, on the southwest slope of the Orchard Knob.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fourteenth Army Corps (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 southwest 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, looking east along Ivy Street.
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
Distant view of the marker, looking west along Ivy Street, towards the intersection with North Hawthorne Street.
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, on the southwest slope of the Orchard Knob, with a distant view of North Hawthorne Street in the background.
"MT-numbered” listings image. Click for full size.
Image courtesy of the National Park Service., July 12, 2017
6. "MT-numbered” listings
View of page 65 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 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 29, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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