Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
28th Pennsylvania Infantry
— 2nd Division —
1st Brigade - 2nd Division
Back side of Marker:
Re-enlisted as veteran volunteers at Wauhatchie, Tennessee, December 23rd, 1863.
Mustered out at Philadelphia, PA., July 18th, 1865.
Participated in the Chattanooga Campaign, November 1863.
Assault and capture of Lookout Mountain, November 24th 1863.
Assault and capture of Missionary Ridge (Rossville Gap) November 25th, 1863.
Engagement at Pea Vine Creek, November 26th, 1863.
Assault and capture of (Taylor's Ridge) Ringgold, November 27th, 1863.
Losses in the campaign: killed and died of wounds 13, wounded 21, total 34.
Erected 1897 by the State of Pennsylvania. (Marker Number MT-323.)
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 5th Ohio Infantry (here, next to this marker); 29th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 96th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 147th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 59th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Candy's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 13th Illinois Infantry Monument (a few steps from this marker); Carlin's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the marker is a, “9'6" x 4' x 8'6" rock-faced granite monument consists of two horizontal slabs forming base, vertical slab with bronze inscription tablets front and back and large sculpted 5-point star at top."
Also see . . . National Park Service List of Classified Structures (Submitted on August 29, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 12, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.