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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

100th Illinois

2nd Brigade - 2nd Division

 

4th Corps

 
Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. Illinois Marker
Inscription.
Illinois
100th Infantry
2d Brigade
2d 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
Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. Illinois Marker
View of historical marker and residential street address sign, indicating that the marker is situated at 107 South Crest Road.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); 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
 
Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. Illinois Marker
View looking north along South Crest Road, with the historical marker seen (just barely) just off the road, in the shadows in the left of the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016.
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