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Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

13th Illinois Infantry Monument

Woods’ Brigade

 

—Osterhaus’ Division —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
1. 13th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the front side of the historical marker.
Inscription. Front side of the Marker:

Illinois
13th Infantry,
1st Brigade - Woods,
1st Division - Osterhaus.
15th Army Corps - Blair.

Back side of the Marker:

Commanded By
Lt. Col-Frederic W. Partridge

With Geary's Division near Cravens' House
From 3 until 6:30 P.M., November 24th.
Moved to Missionary Ridge via. Rossville
on the morning of November 25th, 1863.

Loss 63.

 
Erected 1899 by the State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-150.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Lookout Mountain, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 marker series.
 
Location. 35° 0.788′ N, 85° 20.548′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Shingle Road north of Military Road. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the grounds of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park, just north of the grounds of the Cravens' House, in a small cluster of markers and monuments, along a park hiking trail that
13th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
2. 13th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the back side of the historical marker.
runs from the Cravens' House, up the slope of the ridge, to Point Park on the summit of Lookout Mountain. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Candy's Brigade (here, next to this marker); 59th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 147th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 29th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 5th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 28th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 96th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Carlin's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
 
More about this marker. According to the description provided by National Park Service, the monument is, "7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" rock-faced granite monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on rectangular base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's participation in Battle of Chattanooga."
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding
13th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
3. 13th Illinois Infantry Marker
A close-up view of the text on the back side of the historical marker.
this particular monument. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
13th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
4. 13th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking west along the park hiking trail.
13th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, September 25, 2013
5. 13th Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the historical marker looking east along the park hiking trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 12, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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