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

19th Illinois Infantry Regiment

 
 
19th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. 19th Illinois Marker
Inscription.
Illinois
19th Infantry,
2d Brigade,
1st Division,
14th Corps,
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-152.)
 
Location. 35° 1.046′ N, 85° 15.938′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of South Crest Place, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This historical marker is a short distance south of the Bragg Reservation, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, directly opposite the residence at 212 South Crest Road. According to the location provided by the National Park Service, "Marker located at 212 South Crest Road/1934 Map 146 along Missionary Ridge.". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 19th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Adams' Brigade. (a few steps from this marker); Johnson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 69th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 74th Illinois
19th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. 19th Illinois Marker
View of the historical marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sherman's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away); 88th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. According to the description provided by National Park Service, the monument is, "2'6" x 1'2" x 2'6" 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 on November 25, 1863, at 5:00 p.m."
 
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 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
19th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. 19th Illinois Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along Missionary Ridge.
19th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. 19th Illinois Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along Missionary Ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016.
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