Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
New Jersey State Monument
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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
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.”
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 •
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 577 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.