Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
26th U.S. Missouri Infantry
On this line
Nov. 25, 1863
Erected 1895 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-215.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Sherman Reservation marker series.
Location. 35° 4.149′ N, 85° 14.458′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on North Crest Road north of Lightfoot Mill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historic marker is located on the western boundary of the Sherman Reservation, along the extreme northern end of North Crest Road, which is the part of that roadway that has been closed to vehicle traffic by the National Park Service, on the eastern side of that roadway. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Marker is located at the Sherman Reservation/1934 Map 52-12". 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. Buschbeck's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Matthies' Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 93rd Illinois Infantry 10th U.S. Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert's Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery D, 1st Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Casualties (within shouting distance of this marker). 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, “A simple 15" x 15" x 3' marble shaft with a slanting inscribed top marking unit's position during the battle, November 25, 1863.”
Also see . . .
1. 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This is a link to the 26th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Regiment home page. (Submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. National Park Service List of Classified Structures (Submitted on August 25, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.