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

104th Illinois Infantry

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
1. Illinois 104th Infantry Marker
Inscription. (Front):
104th Infantry
1st Brigade - Carlin,
1st Division - Johnson,
14th Army Corps - Palmer.


(Back):
Commanded by
LT COL - DOUGLAS HAPEMAN.
Reached General Hooker's command from Chattanooga soon after dark November 24th. Moved to Missionary Ridge via Rossville on the morning of November 25th, 1863.
LOSS 21.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-183.)
 
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° 0.817′ N, 85° 20.525′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Shingle Road 0.1 miles north of Military Road. 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.
Illinois 104th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
2. Illinois 104th Infantry Marker
Carlin's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Whitaker's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cravens House (within shouting distance of this marker); Howell's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Grose's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Participation of the Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker's Column (within shouting distance of this marker); New York (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 information 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 block with an inscribed polished front on rectangular base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's participation in 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 104th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
3. Illinois 104th Infantry Marker
Illinois 104th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
4. Illinois 104th Infantry Marker
As seen from the parking lot of the Cravens' House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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