Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
75th Pennsylvania Infantry
3rd Brigade - 2rd Division.
—11th Corps. —
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps.
[Front-Top of Marker]
To her Seventy Fifth Regiment
Major August Lesic Commanding
Organized at Philadelphia
In August 1861 By Colonel Henry Bohlen
Discharged at Murfreesboro Tennessee
September 1, 1865
Erected 1897 by the State of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number MT-328.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Orchard Knob Reservation marker series.
Location. 35° 2.423′ N, 85° 16.429′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Hawthorne Street and East 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Hawthorne Street. Touch for map. This historical marker (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 on the western edge of the Orchard Knob Reservation,
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 46th Pennsylvania Infantry (here, next to this marker); 55th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 73rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 61st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Miracle at Missionary Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); New York Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridges' Battery, Illinois Light Artillery (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 marker is, “7' x 4'8" x 13', monument consists of rectangular shaft with base, pedestal, cornice and cap. Smooth-faced panels in base and shaft carry inscriptions, and shaft incorporates bronze state seal."
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 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 413 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.