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

5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument

 
 
Erected by the State of Connecticut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Erected by the State of Connecticut Marker
Inscription.
Erected by the State of Connecticut
to her
Fifth and Twentieth Infantry Regiments
Chattanooga Campaign
1863 - 1864

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Connecticut. (Marker Number MT-144.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Orchard Knob Reservation marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.344′ N, 85° 16.473′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Hawthorne Street north of Ivy Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the middle of a residential neighborhood, in the city of Chattanooga, a little less than a mile west of Missionary Ridge. It is situated on the western edge of the Orchard Knob Reservation, National Military Park and is positioned directly across the street from a residence located at 253 Hawthorne Street. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd & 33rd Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Battery E, Pennsylvania Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 1st Michigan Engineers
Erected by the State of Connecticut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Erected by the State of Connecticut Marker
View of the northwest corner of the historical monument with a view of some of the nearby residences on Ivy Street in the background.
(a few steps from this marker); 10th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); New Jersey State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (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 provided by National Park Service, the monument is, "9' x 6' x 9', four-part monument has rock faced-base; battered pedestal with relief of crossed rifles; smooth-faced lettered shaft; and rock-faced crown with battlements, topped by a hipped cap. Stars in relief on sides."
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the national park service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Erected by the State of Connecticut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Erected by the State of Connecticut Marker
View of the historical monument looking south along Hawthorne Street. The Massachusetts Monument is seen immediately to the south.
Orchard Knob Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. Orchard Knob Reservation
View of the nearby street corner sign, just to the south of the historical monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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