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

93rd Illinois Infantry

3rd Brigade - 2nd Division

 

17th Corps

 
93rd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2012
1. 93rd Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the front of the historic marker.
Inscription. [Front Side]:

Illinois
93rd Infantry
3rd Brigade - Matthies,
2nd Division - John E. Smith,
17th Army Corps - McPherson.


[Back Side]:

The metal plaque is missing.

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-178.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Sherman Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 25, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 4.159′ N, 85° 14.436′ 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 northwestern slope of "Tunnel Hill," near 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. According to the location information provided by the National Park Service, “Monument is located in the Sherman Reservation on Missionary Ridge, map site #52-14.". Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
93rd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
2. 93rd Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the back side of the historic marker, showing the location of the missing metal plaque in the middle of the marker.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery D, 1st Missouri ( within shouting distance of this marker); 26th U.S. Missouri Infantry ( within shouting distance of this marker); Buschbeck's Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); Matthies' Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); Raum's Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); J. A. Smith's Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); 56th Illinois Infantry Monument ( within shouting distance of this marker); Calvert's Arkansas Battery ( 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, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" rock-faced granite monument consisting of rectangular block with an inscribed polished front on rectangular base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's position on Missionary Ridge, Nov. 25, 1863.”
 
Also see . . .
1. 93rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. 93rd Illinois. This is a link to information provided by the "Illinois in the Civil War" web
93rd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2012
3. 93rd Illinois Infantry Marker
View from the front-right hand corner of the historic marker, looking down the side of the slope of "Tunnel Hill," towards North Crest Road which is situated below the marker.
site. (Submitted on August 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. 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
 
93rd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2012
4. 93rd Illinois Infantry Marker
View from the rear-right hand corner of the historic marker, looking down the side of the slope of "Tunnel Hill," towards North Crest Road which is situated below the marker.
93rd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 17, 2012
5. 93rd Illinois Infantry Marker
View looking along the extreme northern end of North Crest Road, with a view of the historic marker on the side slope of "Tunnel Hill," on the upper right side of the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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