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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

44th Illinois Infantry

1st Brigade - 2nd Division,

 

4th Corps.

 
44th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. 44th Illinois Marker
Inscription.
Illinois
44th Infantry,
1st Brigade,
2nd Division,
4th Corps.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.

 
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-162.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Bragg Reservation marker series.
 
Location. 35° 1.14′ N, 85° 15.816′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crest Road and South Crest Place, on the left when traveling south on South Crest Road. Touch for map. According to the location provided by National Park Service, the, “Marker is located at Bragg Reservation/1934 Map 136-33 on Missionary Ridge.". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 73rd Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Missouri U.S.A. Troops Monument (a few steps from this marker); Missionary Ridge School (a few steps from this marker); Dawson's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 36th Illinois Infantry
44th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. 44th Illinois Marker
View of the historical monument looking south along South Crest Road. The gate to the Bragg Reservation can be seen just to the right of the monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Sheridan's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 42nd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th U.S. Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
More about this marker. According to the description provided by National Park Service, the maker is, “2'6" x 1'2" x 2'6" 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 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 24, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
44th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. 44th Illinois Marker
View of the historical monument looking north along South Crest Road, with a view of some of the additional Illinois Regimental monuments strung along the crest of the ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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