Monument

88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept 19 - 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:39:02
1. 88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 
Inscription:
Illinois

88th Infantry
Lytle's Brigade
5 P.M. 19th to 3:30 A.M. 20th of September 1863.



88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:39:02
2. 88th 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 34° 52.9981  W 85° 16.1077. Map it

The monument is located outside of the park.

Parking is available on Lee-Gordon Mill Circle at  N 34° 53.0017   W 85° 16.1046
Residential Street



Other nearby monuments on the battlefield

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Lytle's Brigade Plaque (Is only 46 feet away) ; 3rd Georgia Cavalry Marker (Is only 70 feet away) ; 36th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (Is only 99 feet away) ; 2nd Georgia Cavalry Marker (about 122 feet away) ; Crittenden's Headquarters Shell Monument (about 145 feet away) ; Wood's Division Plaque (about 157 feet away) ; Buell's Brigade Plaque (about 202 feet away) ; 4th Georgia Cavalry Marker (about 404 feet away) ; Harker's Brigade Plaque (about 543 feet away) ; Twenty-First Army Corps Plaque (about 543 feet away) ; Thomas’ Corps sign (approx. 0.9 miles away) ; Hall's House (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; 65th Georgia Infantry Marker (approx. 1.3 miles away) ; Jeffress’ Virginia Battery Plaque (approx. 1.4 miles away) ; Gracie’s Brigade Plaque (approx. 1.4 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.




Other monuments to the 88th Illinois Infantry Regiment on others battlefields:

Battle of Missionary Ridge
88th Illinois Infantry Marker



NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-708.



Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Illinois marker built in 1898. It is a 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 from 5:00 p.m. 9/19/1863 to 3:30 a.m. 9/20/1863.


88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/08/05 13:53:56
3. 88th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 19, 2017. This page has been viewed 4 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on May 19, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 05/19/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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