25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Monument - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.615 W 085° 16.451
16S E 657631 N 3866297
Quick Description: The 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment monument is located in along a wooded path west of Snodgrass Field. The 25th Tennessee occupied this position at sundown Sept. 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/29/2014 2:38:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMMC43
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This is one of two monuments to the 25th Tennessee Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location at sundown Sept. 20, 1863.

Text on the front of the monument :
25th Tennessee Regiment
Bushrod R. Johnson’s Brigade
This regiment under command of
Lieut. Col. Robert Bogardus Snowden
Was here heavily engaged in the attack
on Snodgrass Hill on Sunday afternoon
September 20, 1863

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1398
  LCS ID: 003207

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

7' x 6' x 10' high, the monument has the form of a squat obelisk with molded base set on a large slab. Front has relief carving of crossed flags over an inscription.

Structural Component(s)


Construction Period:
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer Occupation
McNeel Marble Co., Marietta, GA

My Sources
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Confederate Order of Battle
4. geni project - 25th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry
5. CWBFM - 25th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry Monument

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. You will find a clearing with several markers and cannons. The monument to the 25th TN is in the clearing.

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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