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100th Illinois Infantry

2nd Brigade - 2nd Division

 

4th Corps

 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
1. 100th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Illinois
100th Infantry
2d Brigade
2d Division
4th Corps
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.

 
Erected 1898 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-181.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Missionary Ridge, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.393′ N, 85° 15.639′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of East Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in a residential neighborhood along the western crest of Missionary Ridge, just north of where Interstate 24 cuts through the ridge. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located at 107 South Crest Road/1934 Map 129 on Missionary Ridge.". Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 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. Finley's (Florida) Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Wagner's Brigade (within shouting distance
100th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
2. 100th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of historical marker and residential street address sign, indicating that the marker is situated at 107 South Crest Road.
of this marker); 26th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Breckinridge's Division (about 500 feet away); Reynolds' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 97th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Massenburg's Georgia Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mebane's Tennessee Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
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 rectangular slab of dark Quincy granite. Rock-faced sides; polished & inscribed front. 'Illinois' is in large raised letters on beveled top. Marks unit's position at 5:00 p.m. on November 25, 1863.”
 
Also see . . .  National Register of Classified Structures MT-181. (Submitted on December 30, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
100th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 10, 2010
3. 100th Illinois Infantry Marker
View looking north along South Crest Road, with the historical marker seen (just barely) just off the road, in the shadows in the left of the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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