Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
35th Illinois Infantry
1st Brigade - 3d Division
—4th Corps. —
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-158.)
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° 2.243′ N, 85° 15.268′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Shallowford Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, between Shallowford Road and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location provided by National Park Service, the, “Marker located on Missionary Ridge at 122 North Crest Road/1935 Map 107". Marker is at or near this postal address: 122 North Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wood's Division (here, next to this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 25th Illinois Infantry 13th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dent's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Beatty's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 89th Illinois Infantry (about 400 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 marker 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 August 3, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 420 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 3, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.