11th Michigan Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 55.942 W 085° 15.606
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Quick Description: This marker to the 11th Michigan Infantry Regiment is located along a path in the wooded area between Lafayette Highway and Vittetoe-Chickamauga Rd., Chickamauga National Military Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2011 10:40:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMCVDJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:

This small marker to the 11th Michigan Infantry Regiment is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This is one on four markers dedicated to the 11th Michigan Infantry and indicates their position at 11 am on September 20, 1863.





The text of the marker reads:

Eleventh Michigan
Infantry
11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863
Participated in capture
Of General D. W. Adams



From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-891(see note)
  LCS ID: 003009




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 & related groups to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high, the marker is a simple rock-faced shaft with a smooth-faced, sloped top that carries an inscription. Marks unit's position at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.


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

1. 
Substructure
Granite



Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:   
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1895
AD
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP Narrative
2. Wikipedia - 11th Michigan Infantry Regiment
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle




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.

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]

Address:
located along a path in the wooded area between Lafayette Highway and Vittetoe-Chickamauga Rd., Chickamauga National Military Park.


How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Other (Please explain in the Private Message field)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

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