Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
26th Illinois Infantry
1st Brigade - Loomis
—4th Division - Ewing —
1st Brigade - Loomis,
4th Division - Ewing,
15th Army Corps - Blair.
Lieut. Col. R. A. Gillmore.
Passed to the right of this point
About 1 p.m. November 25, 1863, and
became engaged on or near the
railroad southwest of this.
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-156.)
Location. 35° 4.017′ N, 85° 14.602′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Glass Street (Tennessee Route 17) and Campbell Street, on the right when traveling east on Glass Street. Touch for map. This historical monument is located in the Pennsylvania Reservation and is part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Park. It is located west of the Sherman Reservation, near the western entrance to the railroad tunnel that was the focus of much of the early fighting on November 23rd. According to the location provided by National Park Service, the, “Monument is located on the Pennsylvania Reservation/1934 Map site #198.". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37406, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. 90th Illinois Infantry (here, next to this marker); Loomis' Brigade (here, next to this marker); Buschbeck's Brigade (here, next to this marker); 73rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Pennsylvania Reservation (a few steps from this marker); Brown 's Brigade. (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barrett's C.S.A. Missouri Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barret's Missouri 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 provided by National Park Service, the monument is, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rock-faced granite monument consisting of rectangular slab with an inscribed polished front on a rectangular base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's position in Battle of Missionary Ridge."
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 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 18, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.