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

111th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment

Second Brigade - Second Division

 

—Twelfth Corps —

 
111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription.
111th Regiment Pennsylvania
Veteran Volunteer Infantry.
Lieut. Col. Thomas M. Walker, Commanding.
Cobham's 2nd Brigade. Geary's 2nd Division.
Slocum's 12th Corps.
The regiment occupied this position on the 25th day of November and in double column on centre, charged the summit, but the enemy had retreated and no loss occurred in the engagement.

 
Erected 1905 by State of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number MT-331.)
 
Location. 35° 0.184′ N, 85° 16.291′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of East View Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located on Missionary Ridge at 444 South Crest Road/1934 Map 164.". Marker is at or near this postal address: 444 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. Geary's Division (here, next to this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Ireland's New York Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 76th Ohio Infantry
111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Marker
A somewhat more distant view of the entire historical marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Ohio Infantry. (within shouting distance of this marker); Stovall's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 66th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobham's Brigade (approx. 0.3 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, “17" x 10" x 5' high, marker is a rectangular slab of granite topped by a bronze inscription tablet giving unit designation, commanders and campaign history."
 
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 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 111th Regiment, Pennsylvania Marker
View looking north along South Crest Road, with the historical marker in the left foreground and the monument for Ireland's 3rd Brigade being seen in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 697 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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