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

10th Michigan Infantry

Morgan's Brigade, Davis’ Division,

 

—Palmer's Corps. —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker
Inscription.
[Front Side]
Tenth Michigan Infantry
Morgan's Brigade, Davis' Division,
Palmer's Corps.


[Back Side]
Michigan
To her Tenth Regiment of Infantry
Commanded
By Lieut. Colonel Christopher J. Dickerson,
Morgan's Brigade, Davis' Division, Palmer's Corps.

The regiment crossed the Tennessee River with its brigade November 24th, 1863, after a forced march of 58 miles and bivouacked in line of battle at the base of Missionary Ridge until 2 o'clock A.M. of the 26th; then with its brigade advanced upon Chickamauga Station, and to the relief of Knoxville returning to Chattanooga after 29 days active operations.

 
Erected 1896 by the State of Michigan. (Marker Number MT-201.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Orchard Knob Reservation marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.357′ N, 85° 16.466′ 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,
Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text and the art work depicting the fighting men of the 10th Michigan that is affixed to the front side of the historical monument.
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 255 Hawthorne Street. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument is located on Orchard Knob Reservation, map site #32-4". Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 Hawthorne Street, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Battery E, Pennsylvania Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); New Jersey State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd & 33rd Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Michigan Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Final Struggle Begins (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
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the backside of the historical monument looking north along Hawthorne Street. The 27th Pennsylvania Monument is seen just down the street and the slope leading to the crest of Orchard Knob is in the right background.
National Park Service, the monument is, “5' x 3' x 14', monument has high, 2-piece rock-faced base, smooth-faced shaft that frames bas relief of a soldier, and a triangular cap with bas relief of haversack, sabers, and a pickaxe. Inscription tablet below soldier.”
 
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 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the backside of the historical marker.
Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. Tenth Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the historical monument looking north along Hawthorne Street with the slope leading to the crest of Orchard Knob in the right background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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