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

Iowa State Monument

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
1. Iowa State Monument
Inscription. (East Side):
Iowa remembers her patriot sons who went forth at the call of duty to honor their country in the dreadful carnage of war

4th Infantry
Lieut. Col. George Burton

9th Infantry
Col. D. Carskaddon

(North Side):
Williamson's Brigade assisted in the capture of this position and was engaged on the Union right and front throughout the afternoon and evening. The 31st Iowa on the right reaching the foot of the palisades

25th Infantry
Col. George A. Stone

26th Infantry
Col. Milo Smith

(West Side):
May the heroism which dedicated this lofty field to immortal renown be as imperishable as the Union is eternal

30th Infantry
Lieut. Col. A. Roberts

31st Infantry
Lieut Col. J.W. Jenkins

(South Side):
In the Battle Above the Clouds
Williamson's Brigade
Osterhaus' Division
15th Army Corps

Lookout Mountain, November 24th, 1863
Missionary Ridge, November 25th, 1863
Ringgold, GA., November 27th, 1863.

1st Battery
Lieut. J. M. Williams

'Forty Rounds'
 
Erected 1903 by the State of Iowa. (Marker Number MT-193.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Cravens
Iowa State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
2. Iowa State Monument
East Side
House Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 0.857′ N, 85° 20.441′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Caroline Street 0.1 miles north of Military Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located near the grounds of (down the hill from) 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. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument located on the Lookout Mountain Battlefield at the Cravens Reservation/1934 Map 250". 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. Woods' Brigade (here, next to this marker); Williamson's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Osterhaus' Division (here, next to this marker); 75th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Participation of the Artillery (about 300 feet away); 84th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Howell's Georgia Battery (about 400 feet away); Ireland's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
 
More about this marker.
Iowa State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
3. Iowa State Monument
North Side
According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “20' x 20' at base & 72' high, smooth-faced mon. has 3-step base, pedestal w/ polished, inscribed panels & shaft in form of square Corinthian column supporting granite sculpture of color bearer. Stone cannonball pyramids at 4 corners of base.”
 
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
 
Iowa State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
4. Iowa State Monument
West Side
Iowa State Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
5. Iowa State Monument
South Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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