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

New Jersey State Monument

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. New Jersey State Monument
Inscription. [Front/East Side]
New Jersey
[Right/North Side]
33d.
N.J. Infantry
1st. Brigade
2d. Division
11th. Corps


[Back/West Side]
Erected
by
The State Of
New Jersey
1896


[Left/South Side]
13th.
N.J. Infantry
3d. Brigade
1st. Division
12th. Corps



 
Erected 1896 by the State of New Jersey. (Marker Number MT-220.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Orchard Knob Reservation marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.353′ N, 85° 16.448′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Orchard Knob Avenue north of Ivy Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical monument 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 near the crest of the Orchard Knob Reservation, National Military Park and is positioned on the high ground to the south of the crest, near the Fourteenth
New Jersey State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. New Jersey State Monument
Cloe-up view of the front side of the New Jersey historical monument.
Army Corps historical marker. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service the, “Monument locate on Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-6”. 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. Fourteenth Army Corps (a few steps from this marker); The Final Struggle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery E, Pennsylvania Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Casualties (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, “38' high and 8' square at the base, the monument consists of a 2-step base, pedestal and shaft of Quincy granite, topped by a Maine granite sculpture of a Union soldier holding a flag. Located at the Orchard Knob Reservation.”

The National
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. New Jersey State Monument
Close-up view of the northeast corner of the historical monument, showing the text on both the front and right sides of the monument.
Park Service also identifies the Badger Brothers of Quincy, Massachusetts as being the Architect of this monument.
 
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 April 16, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
New Jersey State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. New Jersey State Monument
Close-up view of the southwest corner of the historical monument, showing the text on both the back and left sides of the monument.
New Jersey State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. New Jersey State Monument
View of the historical monument, looking south, showing its locational relation to the Fourteenth Army Corps marker and the distant Wisconsin Memorial Monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
6. New Jersey State Monument
View of the northeast corner of the monument with the Fourteenth Army Corps historical marker in the foreground.
New Jersey State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
7. New Jersey State Monument
View looking southeast from the base of the New Jersey Memorial Monument, with a view looking down the slope of Orchard Knob, at the Fourteen Army Corps historical marker just to the right of the monument, and of the southeastern entrance to the Reservation, down at the base of the slope.
New Jersey State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
8. New Jersey State Monument
View looking northwest of the entrance to reservation up the pathway that leads to the high ground where the historical marker is situated, and to the crest of Orchard Knob.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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