Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
75th Illinois Infantry
3rd Brigade - Grose,
1st Division - Cruft,
4th Army Corps - Granger.
COL - JOHN E. BENNETT.
With Geary's Division from 3 until 6.30 P.M.
Moved to Missionary Ridge via Rossville
on the morning of November 25th, 1863.
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-170.)
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 25, 1863.
Location. 35° 0.864′ N, 85° 20.505′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Shingle Road, 0.2 miles north of Military Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on the grounds of the Cravens' House, a unit 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 are within walking distance of this marker. 84th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 92d Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ireland's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Cruft's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); New York (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); Geary's Division (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 provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rock-faced granite monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on rectangular base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's position during 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 731 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.