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Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

75th Illinois Infantry

 
 
Illinois 75th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
1. Illinois 75th Infantry Marker
Inscription. (Front):
75th Infantry
3rd Brigade - Grose,
1st Division - Cruft,
4th Army Corps - Granger.


(Back):
Commanded by
COL - JOHN E. BENNETT.
With Geary's Division from 3 until 6.30 P.M.
November 24th.
Moved to Missionary Ridge via Rossville
on the morning of November 25th, 1863.
LOSS 2.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-170.)
 
Location. 35° 0.864′ N, 85° 20.505′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Shingle Road 0.2 miles north of Military Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Cravens' House, a unit of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park. Follow the signs from the Lookout Mountain Scenic Highway (TN 148) to reach the area. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 84th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 92d Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ireland's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Cruft's Division
Illinois 75th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
2. Illinois 75th Infantry Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); New York (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker's Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Participation of the Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Geary's Division (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
 
More about this marker. According to the description provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rock-faced granite monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on rectangular base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's position during Battle of Lookout Mountain.”
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on August 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Illinois 75th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
3. Illinois 75th Infantry Marker
this marker is closest to the camera. The 84th Illinois Infantry marker is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016.
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