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

75th Illinois Infantry

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
1. Illinois 75th Infantry Marker
Inscription. (Front):
75th Infantry
3rd Brigade - Grose,
1st Division - Cruft,
4th Army Corps - Granger.


(Back):
Commanded by
COL - JOHN E. BENNETT.
With Geary's Division from 3 until 6.30 P.M.
November 24th.
Moved to Missionary Ridge via Rossville
on the morning of November 25th, 1863.
LOSS 2.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-170.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Cravens House Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 0.864′ N, 85° 20.505′ 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. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of 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. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
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By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
2. Illinois 75th Infantry Marker
84th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 92d Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ireland's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Cruft's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); New York (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker's Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Participation of the Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Geary's Division (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.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Illinois 75th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
3. Illinois 75th Infantry Marker
this marker is closest to the camera. The 84th Illinois Infantry marker is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 45 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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