Monument

19th Illinois Infantry Monument

Battle of Missionary Ridge



19th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:01:32
1. 19th Illinois Infantry Monument
 

Inscription:
(Front - Top of Marker):

This regiment formed the extreme left of Jonson's Division, 14th A.C. and gained the crest of the ridge at this point. Their colors being the first over the Confederate works south of Bragg's Headquarters.
This Monument erected by the surviving members of the regiment and friends in memory of the brave comrades who fell during the war.

(Front - Bottom of Marker):

John Young
Z. R. Winslow
Alva H. Mansur
H. S. Dietrich
Committee.


Inscription on the rear of the monument:
(Back - Top of Marker):

The first Union Flag was placed on the Confederate Works by Capt. D. F. Bremner followed by Private John Brosnahan of Co. E., bearing the State Colors after the following Color Bearers had been killed or wounded in the order named:
Corp. William Patterson, Co. E., killed.
Serg't George Steel, Co. E., wounded.
Private Patrick McDonnell, Co. K., wounded
Capt. D. F. Bremner, Co. E., wounded.

(Back - Bottom of Marker):

19th Illinois Infty.
Johnson's Division, 14th A.C.
Lieut. Col. Alex. W. Raffen, Commdg., - Major Jas. V. Guthrie,
Adjutant, Lester G. Bancs, - Surgeon, Roswell G. Bogue,
R.Q.M., Robt. W. Wetherell, - Asst. Surgeon Chas. F. Little.

Co. A. Capt. J.R. Hayden,
1st Lieut., C. T. Wharton,
2nd Lieut., T. M. Beatty.
Co. B. Capt., A. Murchison,
1st Lieut., W. Jackson,
2nd Lieut., J. T. Thornton.
Co. C. 1st Lieut., W. L. Wood,
2nd Lieut., C. E. Keith.
Co. D. Capt., W. Calhoun,
1st Lieut., O. E. Eames.
Co. E. Capt., D. F. Bremner,
1st Lieut., J. Young,
2nd Lieut., J. W. Raffen.
Co. F. Capt., J. G. Campbell,
1st Lieut., S. L. Hamilton.
Co. H. 1st Lieut., J. Dedrick.
Co. I. Capt., J. Longhorn,
1st Lieut. W. Quinton,
2nd Lieut., D. B. Morehouse.
Co. K. Capt. P. N. Guthrie,
1st Lieut., C. V. Lamberson,
2nd Lieut., V. B. Ball.



19th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 14:00:59
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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 35° 1.0207  W 85° 15.8745. Map it

Parking is available on S. Crest Road, East Ridge, T near  N 35° 1.041  W 85° 15.9323 .



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Missionary Ridge Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Johnson's Division Sign (about 321 feet away) ; Adams' Brigade Tablet (about 323 feet away) ; 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-152) (about 358 feet away) ; 74th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-169) (about 506 feet away) ; Sherman's Brigade (HS-Batch-3) (about 579 feet away) ; 88th Illinois Infantry Marker (MT-174) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 24th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-338A) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Dawson's Georgia Battery Tablet (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (MT-297) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 64th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (MT-296) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 125th Ohio Infantry Regiment Tablet (MT-319) (approx. 0.3 miles away) ; Strahl's Brigade Tablet (HS-Batch-3) (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; Carlin's Brigade tablet (approx. 0.4 miles away) ; 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment Tablet (MT-188) (approx. 0.5 miles away) ; Johnson's Division - Right flank (HS-Batch-3) (approx. 0.6 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



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



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

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Map all monument to 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment.



NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-153.



Comments about this monument:
The monument was designed by Julia M. Brachen in 1897. It is a 6' x 3' x 8'6" monument and features a rock-faced double step base, a rectangular shaft that frames a bronze bas relief of a battle scene and a curved-top capstone that incorporates a bronze plaque and acorn in relief.


19th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2015/03/23 13:58:00
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