Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
92d Illinois Infantry
Co. F detached at Gen. Cruft's Headquarters, Nov. 24, 1863.
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-177.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Cravens House Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 24, 1863.
Location. 35° 0.862′ N, 85° 20.519′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Shingle Road 0.2 miles north of Military Road. Marker is located on the grounds of the Cravens' House, a unit of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park. Follow signs from the Lookout Mountain Scenic Highway (TN 148) to reach the area. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this marker is located at “Cravens Reservation/1934 Map 271". Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Cruft's Division (here, next to this marker); Ireland's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 75th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 84th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); New York (within shouting distance of this marker); Geary's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker's Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Participation of the Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the 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 during the Battle of Lookout Mountain.”
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.