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Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

28th Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade

 

2nd Division

 
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By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
1. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
View of the front side of the historical monument.
Inscription. Front side of Marker:

28th Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade - 2nd Division
12th Corps

Back side of Marker:

Mustered in at Philadelphia, PA., June 26th, 1861.
Re-enlisted as veteran volunteers at Wauhatchie, Tennessee, December 23rd, 1863.
Mustered out at Philadelphia, PA., July 18th, 1865.
Participated in the Chattanooga Campaign, November 1863.
Assault and capture of Lookout Mountain, November 24th 1863.
Assault and capture of Missionary Ridge (Rossville Gap) November 25th, 1863.
Engagement at Pea Vine Creek, November 26th, 1863.
Assault and capture of (Taylor's Ridge) Ringgold, November 27th, 1863.
Losses in the campaign: killed and died of wounds 13, wounded 21, total 34.

 
Erected 1897 by the State of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number MT-323.)
 
Location. 35° 0.779′ N, 85° 20.556′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Shingle Road north of Military Road. Click for map. This historical marker (monument) is located on the grounds of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, just north of the
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
2. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the historical monument.
grounds of the Cravens' House, in a small cluster of markers and monuments, along a park hiking trail that runs from the Cravens' House, up the slope of the ridge, to Point Park on the summit of Lookout Mountain. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this monument is, “Located along trail above the /Cravens House at Cravens Reservation/1934 Map 301.". Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 5th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 29th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 96th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 147th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 59th Illinois Infantry. (a few steps from this marker); Candy's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 13th Illinois Infantry Monument (a few steps from this marker); Carlin's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is a, “9'6" x 4' x 8'6" rock-faced granite monument consists of two horizontal slabs forming base, vertical slab with bronze
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
3. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical monument.
inscription tablets front and back and large sculpted 5-point star at top."
 
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
 
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
4. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
View of the north side of the historical monument, and the plaque displaying the Great Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
5. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
A close-up view of the south side of the historical monument, with a view of the "White Star" symbol of Geary's 2nd Division.
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
6. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
View looking north, down the slope of the mountain, of the historical monument, in the right foreground, and of the park hiking trail in the distant background.
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
7. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
A distant view of the historical monument, at the far end of a group of markers and monuments, looking southeast, up the slope of Lookout Mountain.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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