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

15th Wisconsin

1st Brigade - 3d Division

 

4th Corps.

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
1. 15th Wisconsin Monument
Inscription.
Wisconsin
15th Infantry
1st Brigade
3rd Division
4th Corps
Nov. 25th, 1863,
5 P.M.

 
Erected 1895 by the State of Wisconsin. (Marker Number MT-338.)
 
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° 2.131′ N, 85° 15.298′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Crest Road and Shallowford Road, on the left when traveling north on North Crest Road. Touch for map. This historical marker is situated on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, on the northwest corner of the intersection at Shallowford Road and located between the Ohio Reservation and the Turchin Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument located along Missionary Ridge at 100 North Crest Road/1934 Map 113a". Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 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. Cleburne's Division (within shouting distance of this
15th Wisconsin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
2. 15th Wisconsin Marker
Close-up view of the text on the historical monument.
marker); Willich's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Ohio Infantry. (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 89th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 32nd Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry (about 500 feet away); 25th 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 information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is, “A simple rectangular slab of granite measuring 3' x 1' x 4'. The slanted tops carries a raised letter inscription. Marks unit's position at 5:00 p.m. on November 25, 1863"
 
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 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
15th Wisconsin Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
3. 15th Wisconsin Monument
View looking south along North Crest Road of the historical monument on the northwest corner of the intersection.
15th Wisconsin Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 23, 2011
4. 15th Wisconsin Monument
View looking west along Shallowford Road of the historical monument on the northwest corner of the intersection.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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