Monument

19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker

Sept. 19-20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:33:49
1. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
Illinois

18th Infantry,
Stanley's Brigade.
During the night September 19-20, 1863.



19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:33:25
2. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


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




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.968  W 85° 15.859. Map it

Parking is available on LaFayette Road near  N 34° 54.540  W 85° 15.6848 .
Paved / gravel area on both sides of the road at the cross walk.


To reach this monument:
This marker is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield. Marker can be reached from LaFayette Road one mile south of Brotherton Road, on the right when traveling south. This marker is on the west side of LaFayette Road along a hiking path that connects LaFayette Road and Glenn-Kelly Road. The path crosses LaFayette Road between the Glenn Field and the Brotherton Field. The path branches several times, this marker is along a path (take a right when the trail splits) north of the main path. This marker can also be reached from the Brothernton Field.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1000) (about 405 feet away) ; 8th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Marker (MT-859) (about 491 feet away) ; 74th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1015) (about 501 feet away) ; 7th Indiana Battery Tablet (MT-738) (about 533 feet away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Marker (MT-1080) (about 552 feet away) ; Rout of the Union Right (about 558 feet away) ; Route of the Union Right Interpretative Sign (about 565 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-603) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-677) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Stanley's Brigade Tablet (MT-631) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-976.) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 86th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-843) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; 11th Michigan Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-892) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Dick's Brigade Tablet (MT-580) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Buell’s Brigade Plaque (MT-560) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded


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



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

Battle of Missionary Ridge
19th Illinois Infantry Monument
19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker

Map all monument to 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment.



NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-688A.



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. It marker the units location during the night of September 19-20, 1863.


19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By National Park Service, on 2012/07/30 11:38:08
3. 19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
his photo is from the National Park Service. It shows the marker after it has been cleaned and is readable. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 11, 2018. This page has been viewed 6 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 11, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 09/11/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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