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

104th Illinois Infantry

Carlin's Brigade

 

—Johnson's Division —

 
104th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
1. 104th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Illinois
104th Infantry,
1st Brigade,
1st Division,
14th Corps,
November 25, 1863, 5 p.m.

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-184.)
 
Location. 35° 0.811′ N, 85° 16.085′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of South Crest Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 285 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 88th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Strahl's Brigade. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th United States Infantry (about 300 feet away); Strahl's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 42nd Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Stewart's Division (about 400 feet away); 18th United States Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
104th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
2. 104th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the marker situated along the western side of the roadway.
104th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
3. 104th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the marker, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, looking south along south Crest Road.
104th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
4. 104th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the marker, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, looking north along south Crest Road.
104th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2017
5. 104th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the marker, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, along the side of South Crest Road. This view gives one a perspective on what the ascent would have been like for the Union troops attacking Missionary Ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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