Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Henry Van Ness Boynton
Henry Van Ness Boynton
Born West Stockbridge, Mass.
July 22, 1835
Reared in Cincinnati, Ohio. Graduated
Woodward College, KY. Military Institute
Lieut. Col. 35th Ohio Infantry. Wounded
Battle Missionary Ridge. Brevt. Brigadier-
General - Congressional Medal for Gallantry
Founder of Chickamauga Chattanooga National
Military Park - President Park Commission
and Chief Promoter National Park Commission
Camp Thomas Commander 1898.
Died June 3, 1905
Erected by The Cameron Hill Garden Club of Chattanooga.
Location. 35° 3.243′ N, 85° 18.996′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Cameron Lane north of Gateway Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historic marker is located between the northwest side of the downtown business district and the Tennessee River, up on Cameron Hill, overlooking the Tennessee River, in Boynton Park. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37402, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Re-Opening the Tennessee River (here, next to this marker); Negley's and Wilder's Demonstrations Against Chattanooga Battle of Chattanooga, 1st Day, Nov. 23 (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Chattanooga, 2d Day, Nov. 24. (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Chattanooga, 3d Day, Nov. 25. (a few steps from this marker); Cameron Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hazen's Raid at Brown's Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); "Cherokee" (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Also see . . .
1. Henry V. Boynton. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Henry Van Ness Boynton. This is a link to information provided by the Arlington National Cemetery Website. (Submitted on September 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.