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

46th Pennsylvania Infantry

Knipes' Brigade - Williams' Division

 

— 12th Corps —

 
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By Matt Stewart, May 15, 2006
1. 46th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Inscription.  (Front):
46th Pennsylvania Infantry
1st. Brigade [Knipes]
1st. Division [Williams]
12th. Corps [Slocum]
Joe Hooker's command.

(Back):
This regiment rendered important service as rear guard in
the movements and actions of the Eleventh and Twelfth Corps
in opening and maintaining communications with
the Army of the Cumberland at Chattanooga
from Nashville via Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad and
the Tennessee River.
Organized August 1861. Discharged July 1865.

 
Erected 1897 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number MT-326.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Orchard Knob Reservation series list.
 
Location. 35° 2.426′ N, 85° 16.427′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of East 4th Street and North Hawthorne Street, on the
46th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Stewart, May 15, 2006
2. 46th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Lower plaque
right when traveling east on East 4th Street. The statue is on Orchard Knob, and can be viewed from the corner of East 4th and North Hawthorne Streets. 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. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry (here, next to this marker); The Monuments in the Western Section of Orchard Knob (here, next to this marker); 55th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 73rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 61st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Miracle at Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 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, "5'6" x 4'6" x 12' overall, the monument consists of two-part rock-faced base and a smooth-finished pedestal with bronze inscription tablets that support the bronze standing figure of a soldier holding his rifle at parade rest.“
 
Also see . . .  46th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service record of the regiment. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
46th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Stewart, May 15, 2006
3. 46th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Facing north
46th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Stewart, May 15, 2006
4. 46th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Plaque on back side of monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2009, by Matt Stewart of Akron, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,275 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2009, by Matt Stewart of Akron, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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