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

75th Pennsylvania Infantry

3rd Brigade - 2rd Division.

 

11th Corps.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Inscription. [Front-Bottom of Marker]
75th Pennsylvania Infantry
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps.

[Front-Top of Marker]
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
To her Seventy Fifth Regiment
Infantry Volunteers.
Major August Lesic Commanding
Wauhatchie
Lookout Mountain
Missionary Ridge
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,
75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the historical monument.
National Military Park, very near the park's northwestern corner. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, the “Monument located at Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-25.". 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. 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 . . .
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that is affixed to the historical monument.
 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
 
75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
View looking southeast of the historical monument with the a view of the New York Memorial Monument on the crest of Orchard Knob in the background.
75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
View of the northwest corner of the Orchard Knob Reservation looking south along Hawthorne Street, with a view of the featured historical monument situated in-between the 46th Pennsylvania Monument on the corner and the New York Memorial Monument up on the crest of Orchard Knob.
75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
6. 75th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
View of the backside of the historical monument.
 
 
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 404 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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