23rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.666 W 085° 16.460
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Quick Description: The 23rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker is located in along a wooded path west of Snodgrass Field. The 23rd Tennessee occupied this position at sundown Sept. 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/29/2014 11:14:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMMC2Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to 23rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This is the only marker to the 23rd Tennessee Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location at sundown Sept. 20, 1863.

Text on the front of the monument :
23rd Regt. Infty.
Fulton Brigade
Johnson’s Division
sundown Sept. 20, 1863

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1395
  LCS ID: 003202

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:

Short Significance Description:

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

Short Physical Description

1'6" wide x 1' deep x 3' high, the marker is a rectangular block of smooth-faced Tennessee gray marble.

Structural Component(s)


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My Sources
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Confederate Order of Battle
4. Wikipedia - 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry
5. CWBFM - 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry Marker

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.

Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

Link to nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): [Web Link]

Park at the end of the road on Snodgrass Field (last tour stop). Follow the path west. You will pass the monument to the 2nd Minnesota, and the McCook Headquarters Monument. At the 121 Ohio monument a path will lead to the north and to the 23rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker.

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

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