Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
10th Michigan Infantry
Morgan's Brigade, Davis’ Division,
— Palmer's Corps. —
Morgan's Brigade, Davis' Division,
To her Tenth Regiment of Infantry
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 Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 Hawthorne Street, 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. 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 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 (Submitted on August 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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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 556 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.