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

26th Missouri Infantry

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. 26th Missouri Marker
Inscription.
26th Mo. Infantry
U.S.A.
On this line
Nov. 25, 1863

 
Erected 1895 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-215.)
 
Location. 35° 4.149′ N, 85° 14.458′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Lightfoot Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historic marker is located on the western boundary of the Sherman Reservation, along the extreme northern end of North Crest Road, which is the part of that roadway that has been closed to vehicle traffic by the National Park Service, on the eastern side of that roadway. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker is located at the Sherman Reservation/1934 Map 52-12". 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. Buschbeck's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Matthies' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 93rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance
26th Missouri Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. 26th Missouri Marker
View of the historic marker, which is located at the base of Tunnel Hill, along the western boundary of the Sherman Reservation.
of this marker); Cleburne's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert's Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery D, 1st Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Casualties (within shouting distance of this marker). 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, “A simple 15" x 15" x 3' marble shaft with a slanting inscribed top marking unit's position during the battle, November 25, 1863.”
 
Also see . . .
1. 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This is a link to the 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment home page. (Submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding
26th Missouri Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. 26th Missouri Marker
View of the historic marker at the base of Tunnel Hill, looking north along the closed portion of North Crest Road.
this particular monument. (Submitted on August 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
26th Missouri Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. 26th Missouri Marker
View of the historic marker at the base of Tunnel Hill, looking south along the closed portion of North Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016.
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