Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
19th Illinois Infantry Regiment
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-152.)
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° 1.046′ N, 85° 15.938′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road south of South Crest Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is a short distance south of the Bragg Reservation, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, directly opposite the residence at 212 South Crest Road. According to the location provided by the National Park Service, "Marker located at 212 South Crest Road/1934 Map 146 along 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. 19th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Adams' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Johnson's Division, Left of Assault 69th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 74th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sherman's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 11th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away); 88th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet 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, "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 on November 25, 1863, at 5:00 p.m."
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 August 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 389 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 31, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.