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Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

104th Illinois Infantry

 
 
Illinois - 104th Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl, April 25, 2017
1. Illinois - 104th Infantry Monument
Inscription.
(Front)
Illinois
104th Infantry.
1st Brigade—John Beatty.
2nd Division—Negley.
14th Army Corps—Thomas.
(Back)
Commanded by
Lt. Col. Douglas Hapeman.
Sept. 20 - 1863.
8:30 A.M. To 9:30 A.M.
Loss 64.

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-720.)
 
Location. 34° 56.245′ N, 85° 15.493′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on LaFayette Road north of Alexander Bridge Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florida Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liddell's Brigade. (about 400 feet away); Slocomb's Louisiana Battery (about 400 feet away); Bridge's Illinois Battery-Light Artillery (about 600 feet away); Bridges' Illinois Battery, Light Artillery (about 600 feet away); Kentucky State Memorial (about 600 feet away); Helm's Brigade (about 600 feet away); To The Left of the Union Line (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker.
Illinois - 104th Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl, April 25, 2017
2. Illinois - 104th Infantry Monument
According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rock-faced monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on granite base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.”
 
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 May 8, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back inscription image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl, April 25, 2017
3. Back inscription
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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