Monument

24th Illinois Infantry Monument

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



24th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 12:22:45
1. 24th Illinois Infantry Monument
 
Inscription:
Illinois

24th Infantry.
2nd Brigade - Starkweather.
1st Division - Baird.
14th Army Corps - Thomas.

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Commanded By
Colonel Geza Mihalotzy, (wounded September 19).
Captain August Mauff, September 19, 1863.
September 20. to 5:30 p.m.
Loss 151.


24th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 12:22:30
2. 24th Illinois Infantry Monument
 


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 34° 55.8435  W 85° 15.2925. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road near  N 34° 55.8728  W 85° 15.2675 .



Other nearby monuments on the battlefield

There are 15 monuments nearby.

21st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (Is only 57 feet away) ; Starkweather's Brigade Plaque (about 197 feet away) ; 1st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (about 221 feet away) ; Baldwin's Brigade Plaque (about 221 feet away) ; 93rd Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (about 237 feet away) ; 79th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Monument (about 238 feet away) ; 1st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (about 323 feet away) ; 32nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (about 381 feet away) ; 5th Indiana Battery Palque (about 384 feet away) ; 5th Indiana Battery Monument (about 386 feet away) ; 5th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker (about 386 feet away) ; 4th Indiana Battery Monument (about 392 feet away) ; 4th Indiana Battery (USA) Plaque (about 395 feet away) ; Johnson's Division Palque (about 396 feet away) ; 38th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (about 454 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






More Information • • •
Wikipedia: 24th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry ( Submitted on 05/14/2017 by ). change

NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-673.



Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Illinois Monument constructed in 1899. It is a 7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" rock-faced monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on 1'6" high granite base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. It marks the unit's position on Sept. 20, 1863, at 5:30 p.m.


24th Illinois Infantry Monument (rear), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 12:23:03
3. 24th Illinois Infantry Monument (rear)
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on January 18, 2017. This page has been viewed 66 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 14, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on January 18, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 01/18/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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