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

25th Illinois Infantry

1st Brigade - 3d Division

 

4th Corps.

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

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-155.)
 
Location. 35° 2.224′ N, 85° 15.27′ 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, opposite the residence at 120 North Crest Road, between Shallowford Road and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location provided by National Park Service, the, “Marker located at 122 North Crest Road/1934 Map 109 on Missionary Ridge.". 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. 19th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 35th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry, (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Division (within shouting
25th Illinois Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 25th Illinois Monument
Close-up view of the text on the historical monument.
distance of this marker); 89th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 49th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); Dent's Alabama Battery. (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 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 at 5:00 p.m. on November 25, 1863."
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular marker. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
25th Illinois Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 25th Illinois Monument
View of the historical monument on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
25th Illinois Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 25th Illinois Monument
View of the historical monument looking south along North Crest Road.
25th Illinois Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. 25th Illinois Monument
View of the historical monument looking north along North Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 2 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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