Monument

100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker

Battle of Chickamauga



100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:44:11
1. 100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 
Inscription:
Illinois

100th Infantry.
Buell’s Brigade.
11 A.M. September 20, 1963




100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:44:05
2. 100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.0662  W 85° 15.7494. Map it

Parking is available on Dyer Road near  N 34° 55.0803   W 85° 15.7648


To reach this monument:
This monument is in a wooded area on the west side of the split rail fence that enclosed the Brotherton Field. The monument can be access from a path that runs along the west side of the fence.
Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
At the edge of the woods near an open field.



NPS/SIRIS Data
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-718.




Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1899. It is a 2'6" x 1'2" x 2'6" high rectangular slab of dark Quincy granite. Rock-faced sides; polished & inscribed front. "Illinois" is in large raised letters on beveled top. Marks unit's position at 11:00 a.m. on Sept. 20, 1863.


 

By Byron Hooks, on 2014-08-08
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3. 100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
Back of the monument, looking east across the Brotherton Field.
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 08, 2014. This page has been viewed 110 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 08, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 08/08/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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