Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Iowa State Monument
Lieut. Col. George Burton
Col. D. Carskaddon
Williamson's Brigade assisted in the capture of this position and was engaged on the Union right and front throughout the afternoon and evening. The 31st Iowa on the right reaching the foot of the palisades
Col. George A. Stone
Col. Milo Smith
May the heroism which dedicated this lofty field to immortal renown be as imperishable as the Union is eternal
Lieut. Col. A. Roberts
Lieut Col. J.W. Jenkins
In the Battle Above the Clouds
15th Army Corps
Lookout Mountain, November 24th, 1863
Missionary Ridge, November 25th, 1863
Ringgold, GA., November 27th, 1863.
Lieut. J. M. Williams
Topics and series. This historical marker monument 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° 0.857′ N, 85° 20.441′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Caroline Street 0.1 miles north of Military Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located near the grounds of (down the hill from) the Cravens' 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. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument located on the Lookout Mountain Battlefield at the Cravens Reservation/1934 Map 250". 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. Woods' Brigade (here, next to this marker); Williamson's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Osterhaus' Division (here, next to this marker); 75th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, Participation of the Artillery (about 300 feet away); 84th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Howell's Georgia Battery (about 400 feet away); Ireland's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
More about this monument. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “20' x 20' at base & 72' high, smooth-faced mon. has 3-step base, pedestal w/ polished, inscribed panels & shaft in form of square Corinthian column supporting granite sculpture of color bearer. Stone cannonball pyramids at 4 corners of base.”
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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 716 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.