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

89th Illinois Infantry

1st Brigade - 3d Division

 

4th Corps.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 89th Illinois Monument
Inscription.
Illinois
89th Infantry,
1st Brigade,
3d Division,
4th Corps.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-175.)
 
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° 2.174′ N, 85° 15.284′ 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 situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, opposite the residence at 108 North Crest Road and located between the intersection of Shallowford Road and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker located at 108 North Crest Road/1934 Map 111 on Missionary Ridge". Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 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. 49th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Willich's Brigade
89th Illinois Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 89th Illinois Monument
Close-up view of the text on the historical monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Wisconsin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 25th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); 19th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 35th 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 information provided by the 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 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
 
89th Illinois Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 89th Illinois Monument
View of the historical monument on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
89th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 89th Illinois Marker
View of the historical monument looking north along North Crest Road.
89th Illinois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
5. 89th Illinois Marker
View of the historical monument looking south on North Crest Road. The stop sign warning sign is for the intersection with Shallowford Road, seen at the distant base of the sloping roadway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 3, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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