Monument

Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:50:34
1. Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument
 

Inscription:
Illinois
Chicago Board of Trade Battery.
2nd Division – Crook.
Cavalry Corps – R. B. Mitchell

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Commanded by
Capt. James E. Stowe's.
September 19 and twenty, 1863.


Engage outside of the legal limits of the park, at and beyond Crawfish Springs, and Reed's Bridge.


Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:50:42
2. Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Company/Battery
Military Arm: Artillery




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.3984  W 85° 16.3822. 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. From there walk south to the monument. Addition parking is available in a second lot off of Glenn-Viniard Road.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.







NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-666.



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.


Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:51:30
3. Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument
 
Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:51:37
4. Chicago Board of Trade Illinois Battery Monument
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 14, 2014. This page has been viewed 69 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 14, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 08/14/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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