37th Georgia Infantry Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.418 W 085° 15.590
16S E 658948 N 3865956
Quick Description: The 37th Georgia Infantry marker is located in Poe’s Field near the tree line along Battleline Road near its intersection with the Lafayette Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2012 10:52:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMDZFZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This marker is dedicated to 37th Georgia Infantry and is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This is one of two markers to 37th Georgia Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 20, 1863.


Infantry


Text:
C.S.A.

Georgia
37th Infantry
Col. A. F. Rudler.
Lieut. Col. Joseph T. Smith.
Bate’s Brigade
Stewart’s Division
11:30 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1315
  LCS ID: 008848




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 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

A rock-faced, peaked-top granite slab, 4'6" wide x 6' high x 1'8" thick, that carries an inscription, with a cartridge box carved in relief above it. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 11:30 a.m.



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
1898
AD
1899
AD
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Confederate 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 in Poe’s Field near the tree line along Battleline Road near its intersection with the Lafayette Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.


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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