Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
2nd Brigade - 2nd Division
—4th Corps —
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
Erected 1898 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-181.)
Location. 35° 1.393′ N, 85° 15.639′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of East Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is located in a residential neighborhood along the western crest of Missionary Ridge, just north of where Interstate 24 cuts through the ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located at 107 South Crest Road/1934 Map 129 on Missionary Ridge.". Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Finley's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Wagner's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Breckinridge's Division (about 500 feet away); Reynolds' Brigade 97th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Massenburg's Georgia Battery. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mebane's Tennessee Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rectangular slab of dark Quincy granite. Rock-faced sides; polished & inscribed front. 'Illinois' is in large raised letters on beveled top. Marks unit's position at 5:00 p.m. on November 25, 1863.”
Also see . . . National Register of Classified Structures MT-181. (Submitted on December 30, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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