Monument

19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker

Battle of Missionary Ridge



19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 13:58:29
1. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 
Inscription:
Illinois
19th Infantry,
2d Brigade,
1st Division,
14th Corps,
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.



19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 13:58:15
2. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


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




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 35° 1.0486  W 85° 15.9377. Map it

Parking is available on S Crest Road at  N 35° 1.0486   W 85° 15.9377


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Missionary Ridge


Other monuments to the 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment on the battlefield



Other monuments to the 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment on others battlefields:

Battle of Chickamauga
19th Illinois Infantry Monument


NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-152.



Comments about this monument:
The monument was built in 1899 and is 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 on November 25, 1863, at 5:00 p.m. Marker located at 212 South Crest Road/1934 Map 146 along Missionary Ridge.


19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 13:58:17
3. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 
19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 13:58:03
4. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 24, 2015. This page has been viewed 223 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on September 24, 2015. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 09/24/2015 by Byron Hooks.


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