Monument

21st Illinois Infantry Marker

Sept. 20, 1863 11 a.m.

Battle of Chickamauga



21st Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:59:58
1. 21st Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
Illinois

21st Infantry.
Carlin Brigade..
11 A.M. September 20, 2018



21st Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 15:59:48
2. 21st 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° 54.679  W 85° 15.833. 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 the second 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.

78th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument (MT-1048) (a few steps from this marker) ; Col. Daniel H. Gilmer Tablet (MT-468) (about 432 feet away) ; 38th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-685) (about 443 feet away) ; 65th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-1013) (about 533 feet away) ; Sirwell's Brigade Table (MT-628) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Johnson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1171) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Davis’ Division Tablet (MT-504) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-681) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Carlin's Brigade Tablet (MT-562) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Negley's Division Tablet (MT-510) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Anderson's Brigade Tablet (MT-1124) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 21th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-976.) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 37th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-802) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Tablet (MT-750) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-755) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Wooded





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-670.



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 in September 20, 1863, at 11:00 am.


21st Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/04 16:00:04
3. 21st Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on September 12, 2018. 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 September 12, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 09/12/2018 by Byron Hooks.


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