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

90th Illinois Infantry

1st Brigade - Loomis, 4th Division - Ewing,

 

15th Army Corps - Blair.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
1. 90th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the front side of the historical monument.
Inscription. [Front Side]
Illinois
90th Infantry,
1st Brigade - Loomis,
4th Division - Ewing,
15th Army Corps - Blair.


[Back Side]
Commanded By
Lieutenant Colonel Timothy O'Meara killed
Lieutenant Colonel Owen Stuart.
Passed to the right of this point
about 1 p.m. November 25, 1863, and
became engaged about 220 yards
southwest, between this and
the railroad.........Loss 117.

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-176.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Seventy-Third Pennsylvania Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 4.018′ N, 85° 14.601′ 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.
90th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
2. 90th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the back side of the historical monument.
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 25th. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument located on Missionary Ridge Battlefield in the Pennsylvania Reservation/1934 Map 201". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 26th 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 information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6"high, the rock-faced monument consists of a rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on a rectangular base. The tops of both pieces
90th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
3. 90th Illinois Infantry Marker
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical monument.
are beveled. Marks unit's participation 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 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
90th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
4. 90th Illinois Infantry Marker
View looking north of the historical monument in the Pennsylvania Reservation.
90th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 7, 2011
5. 90th Illinois Infantry Marker
View looking south of the historical monument at its location in the Pennsylvania Reservation.
 
 
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 491 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 18, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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