Monument

98th Illinois Infantry Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



98th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:15:06
1. 98th Illinois Infantry Monument
 
Inscription:
Illinois
98th Infantry.
1st Brigade – Wilder.
4th Division – Reynolds.
14th Army Corps – Thomas.

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Mon
; Plaque Missing;



98th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By BG Hooks, on 2011/03/02 16:15:06
2. 98th Illinois Infantry Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.4534  W 85° 16.3439. Map it

Parking is available on Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road near  N 34° 54.4252   W 85° 16.3442


To reach this monument:
Parking is available at Wilder’s Tower on Vittetoe-Chickamauga Road, the monument is north of the tower. Addition parking is available in a second lot off of Glenn-Viniard Road.



NPS/SIRIS Data
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-715.




Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1899. It is a 7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rock-faced monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on granite base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, at 12:00 noon.


 

By BG Hooks, on 2014-08-16
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3. 98th Illinois Infantry Monument
 
 

By BG Hooks, on 2014-08-16
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4. 98th Illinois Infantry Monument
 
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 16, 2014. This page has been viewed 307 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 16, 2014. Photos: 1 was submitted on 08/16/2014 by Byron Hooks; 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 08/16/2014 by BG Hooks.


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