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

84th Illinois Infantry

 
 
Illinois 84th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
1. Illinois 84th Infantry Marker
Inscription.  (Front):
84th Infantry
3rd Brigade - Grose,
1st Division - Cruft,
4th Army Corps - Granger.


(Back):
Commanded by
COL - LOUIS H WATERS.
With Geary's Division near Cravens' House from 3 until 6.30 P.M. November 24th. Moved to Missionary Ridge via Rossville on the morning of November 25th, 1863.
LOSS 4.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-172.)
 
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.
 
Location. 35° 0.87′ N, 85° 20.508′ 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'
Illinois 84th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
2. Illinois 84th Infantry Marker
House, a unit of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park. Follow the signs from the Lookout Mountain Scenic Highway (TN 148) to reach the area. 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. 75th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 92d Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Cruft's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Ireland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); New York (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker's Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Geary's Division (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 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.”
 
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 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Illinois 84th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
3. Illinois 84th Infantry Marker
this marker is in the background of this photo. The 75th Illinois Infantry marker is in the foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 7 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.
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