Forty-Fifth Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker ~ Chickamauga National Battlefield
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N 34° 55.320 W 085° 15.660
16S E 658845 N 3865773
Quick Description: The 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker is located in Poe Field on Lafayette Road. The 45th Tennessee occupied this position at 11:30 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2014 10:51:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMM5NQ
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiment in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. This is one of two markers to the 45 Tennessee Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location at 11:30 am on Sept. 20, 1863.

Text on the front of the monument :
45th Regt. Infty.
Brown’s Brigade
Stewart’s Division
11:30 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1411
  LCS ID: 003189

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 Tennesse gray marble inscribed on the front. Marks the unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 11:30 a.m.

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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 - 45th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry
5. CWBFM - 45th 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.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1898

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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