Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument
Fifth and Twentieth Infantry Regiments
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 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 •
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 378 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.