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10th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 55.665 W 085° 16.119
16S E 658135 N 3866399
Quick Description: This monument to the 10th Kentucky Infantry Regiment is located on Snodgrass Hill, near Vittetoe Road. It marks their location on Sept 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2015 10:32:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMNMJ6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This monument to the 10th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US), commanded by Col. William H. Hays, and Lieut. Col. Gabriel C. Wharton is in recognition of their service during the during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. There is only one monuments to the 10th Kentucky Infantry Regiment on the battlefield.



Text

10th
Kentucky
Inf. U. S. Vols.





From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-870(see note)
  LCS ID:  




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
07/25/1986

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

Short Significance Description:

Monument contributes to national significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans & federal government to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

1'8" x 1'2" x 3'2" high, marker is a single block of granite, rock-faced at bottom and finished above, with a slanting top inscribed with "Kentucky" within a scroll and the unit's name.


Material(s)   
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)

1. 
Superstructure
Granite



Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:   
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1899
CE
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP Narrative
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle
4. Civil War Battlefield Monuments - 10th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker



Note
Trailhead Graphics, Inc. has produced a map of the Chickamauga Battlefield showing the locations of all of the monuments and the markers on the battlefield. Each location on the map has a number associated with it that cross-references to an index on the back of the map that has the name of the marker (called the Chick-Chatt NMP monument numbering system). This number corresponds to the structure Number listed on the NPS List of Classified Structures that is normally prefixed with the letters MT for the Chickamauga Battlefield.

List if there are any visiting hours:
Sunrises to sunset


Entrance fees (if it applies): 0.00

Type of memorial: Monument

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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