Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
75th Illinois Infantry
3rd Brigade - Grose,
1st Division - Cruft,
4th Army Corps - Granger.
COL - JOHN E. BENNETT.
With Geary's Division from 3 until 6.30 P.M.
Moved to Missionary Ridge via Rossville
on the morning of November 25th, 1863.
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. 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 •
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 597 times since then and 3 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.