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

2nd & 33rd Massachusetts Infantry

 
 
Massachusetts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. Massachusetts Marker
View of the historical monument with Ivy Street in the right background of the picture.
Inscription.
Massachusetts
to her
Second and
Thirtythird
Infantry

in the Campaigns of
Chattanooga

 
Erected 1893 by the State of Massachusetts. (Marker Number MT-199.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Orchard Knob Reservation marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.339′ N, 85° 16.475′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Hawthrone Street and Ivy Street, on the right when traveling north on Hawthrone Street. Touch for map. This historical marker 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, National Military Park and is positioned directly across the street from a residence located at 251 Hawthorne Street. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument located on Orchard Knob Reservation/1934 Map 32-1". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Massachusetts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. Massachusetts Marker
walking distance of this marker. 5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument (a few steps from this marker); 1st Michigan Engineers (a few steps from this marker); Battery E, Pennsylvania Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 10th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); New Jersey State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourteenth Army Corps (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, “Rectangular granite monument stands 8' x 2'6" x 6' high. A rectangular rock-faced block is supported by a rock-faced slab base. On main block is a bronze plaque with a beaded border.”
 
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 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Massachusetts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. Massachusetts Marker
View of the historical monument, looking north along Hawthorne Street, situated in the southwest corner of the Orchard Knob Reservation, at the intersection of Hawthorne and Ivy Streets.
Massachusetts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. Massachusetts Marker
A backside view of the historical monument, and the row of markers, that are situated along Hawthorne Street, at the southwestern base of Orchard Knob.
Massachusetts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. Massachusetts Marker
View of the historical monument looking east along Ivy Street.
Orchard Knob Reservation image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
6. Orchard Knob Reservation
View of street signs that are located on the corner just across the street from this historical monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5, 6. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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