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

11th Michigan Infantry

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
1. Eleventh Michigan Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Eleventh Michigan
Infantry
Nov. 25, 1863

Major B.G. Bennett
Commanding was killed on the
Slope below this position.

 
Erected 1895 by the State of Michigan. (Marker Number MT-202.)
 
Location. 35° 0.967′ N, 85° 15.994′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on South Crest Road north of East View Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the western side of the roadway, on the western crest of Missionary Ridge, a short distance south of the Bragg Reservation. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, this marker is located at, “240 South Crest Road/1934 Map 148". Marker is at or near this postal address: 240 South Crest Road, Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stoughton's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th and 19th United States Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 69th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 18th United States Infantry
Eleventh Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. Eleventh Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker on the western crest of Missionary Ridge.
(about 600 feet away); 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment (about 600 feet away); 19th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Adams' Brigade. (about 600 feet away); Stewart's Division. (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 monument is, “1'6" x 1'6" x 3' high, the marker is a simple rock-faced shaft with a smooth-faced, sloped top that carries an inscription. Marks unit's position during Battle of Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863.”
 
Also see . . .
1. 11th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 21, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. 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
 
Eleventh Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
3. Eleventh Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker looking south along South Crest Road.
Eleventh Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
4. Eleventh Michigan Infantry Marker
View of the historic marker looking north along South Crest Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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