15th & 37th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker ~ Chickamauga Georgia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 55.368 W 085° 15.673
16S E 658823 N 3865861
Quick Description: The 15th & 37th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker is located in Poe Field on Lafayette Road. The 15th & 37th Tennessee occupied this position at 11:30 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/26/2014 11:17:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMM5NZ
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to 15th & 37th 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 15th & 37th Tennessee Infantry on the battlefield. It marks their location at 11:30 am on Sept. 20, 1863.



Text on the front of the monument :
Tennessee
15th & 37th Regt. Infty.
Bate’s Brigade
Stewart’s Division
11:30 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863








From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1388
  LCS ID: 003188




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

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.



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

1. 
Superstructure
Marble


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
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Confederate Order of Battle
4. CWBFM - 15th & 37th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker

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.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1898

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Unknown

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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