Huggin's, Morton's and Huwald's Tennessee Batteries (CSA) Marker - Chickamauga National Battlefield, GA, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 56.508 W 085° 15.089
16S E 659677 N 3867983
Quick Description: The Huggin's, Morton's and Huwald's Tennessee Batteries Marker is located on Reed's bridge Road. The marker describes the action on the morning Sept. 20, 1863.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/18/2015 10:32:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMN8AB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This monument is dedicated to Huggin's, Morton's and Huwald's Tennessee Batteries Marker in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marks their location on the morning of Sept. 20, 1863.





Text on the front of the monument :
Tennessee
Huggins’ Morton’s
& Huwald’s Batteries
Forrest’s Cavalry
1: P. M. Sept. 20, 1863.





From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-1368
  LCS ID: 003162




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
11/24/1998

  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 Tennessee gray marble inscribed on the front, with a carved pointing finger. Marks the unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 1:00 p.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 - Huggin's, Morton's and Huwald's Tennessee Batteries (CSA) 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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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

Related Website: Not listed

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