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

35th Illinois Infantry

1st Brigade - 3d Division

 

4th Corps.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 35th Illinois Infantry Monument
Inscription.
Illinois
35th Infantry,
1st Brigade,
3d Division,
4th Corps.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-158.)
 
Location. 35° 2.243′ N, 85° 15.268′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Shallowford Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, between Shallowford Road and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location provided by National Park Service, the, “Marker located on Missionary Ridge at 122 North Crest Road/1935 Map 107". Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wood's Division (here, next to this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 25th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry,
35th Illinois Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 35th Illinois Infantry Monument
Close-up view of the text on the historical monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dent's Alabama Battery. (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Beatty's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 89th Illinois Infantry (about 400 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 marker 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
 
35th Illinois Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 35th Illinois Infantry Monument
View of the historical monument situated next to the historical marker for Wood's Division - Granger Corps.
35th Illinois Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 35th Illinois Infantry Monument
View of the historical monument looking south on North Crest Road
35th Illinois Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. 35th Illinois Infantry Monument
View of the historical monument looking north on North Crest Road. The vehicle in the distant background is parked in front of the Turchin Reservation.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016.
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