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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

26th U.S. Missouri Infantry

 
 
26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. 26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
26th Mo. Infantry
U.S.A.
On this line
Nov. 25, 1863

 
Erected 1895 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-215.)
 
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, Sherman Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 series lists.
 
Location. 35° 4.149′ N, 85° 14.458′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Lightfoot Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. This historic marker is located on the western boundary of the Sherman Reservation, along the extreme northern end of North Crest Road, which is the part of that roadway that has been closed to vehicle traffic by the National Park Service, on the eastern side of that roadway. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker is located
26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. 26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker, which is located at the base of Tunnel Hill, along the western boundary of the Sherman Reservation.
at the Sherman Reservation/1934 Map 52-12". Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buschbeck's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Matthies' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 93rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th U.S. Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert's Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery D, 1st Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Casualties (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “A simple 15" x 15" x 3' marble shaft with a slanting inscribed top marking unit's position during the battle, November 25, 1863.”
 
Also see . . .
1. 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This is a link to the 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment home page. (Submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. 26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker at the base of Tunnel Hill, looking north along the closed portion of North Crest Road.
26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. 26th U.S. Missouri Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker at the base of Tunnel Hill, looking south along the closed portion of North Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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