Monument

74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker

Battle of Missionary Ridge



74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:13:34
1. 74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 
Inscription:
Illinois
74th Infantry,
1st Brigade,
2d Division,
4th Corps.
Nov. 25, 1863, 5 P.M.



74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:13:42
2. 74th 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° 1.1009  W 85° 15.9016. Map it

Parking is available on S Crest Road at  N 35° 1.1009   W 85° 15.9016



Other nearby monuments on the battlefield

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Sherman's Brigade (about 118 feet away) ; 88th Illinois Infantry Marker (about 187 feet away) ; Johnson's Division Sign (about 291 feet away) ; 24th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker (about 292 feet away) ; Adams' Brigade Tablet (about 305 feet away) ; 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (about 365 feet away) ; Dawson's Georgia Battery Tablet (about 374 feet away) ; 19th Illinois Infantry Monument (about 506 feet away) ; 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 64th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Strahl's Brigade Tablet (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Carlin's Brigade tablet (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment Tablet (approx. 0.6 miles away) ; Johnson's Division - Right flank (approx. 0.7 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


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





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-169.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1898 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 participation in the Battle of Missionary Ridge.


74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:13:09
3. 74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 25, 2015. This page has been viewed 267 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 25, 2015. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 09/25/2015 by Byron Hooks.


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