Monument

51st Illinois Infantry Marker

Sept. 20, 1863 11 a.m.

Battle of Chickamauga



51st Illinois Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 09:53:19
1. 51st Illinois Infantry Marker
 

Inscription:
Illinois

51st Infantry.
Bradley's Brigade.
11 a.m. September 20, 1863.



51st Illinois Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 09:53:27
2. 51st Illinois Infantry Marker
View of the marker, looking north through the trees, towards the nearby roadway. 


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° 54.605  W 85° 16.250. Map it


To reach this monument:
Marker is on Glenn-Viniard Road south of Glenn-Kelly Road, on the left when traveling south. This marker is located about 50 feet south of the roadway, in a small clearing, in the woods.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Point where Lytle Fell (MT-617A) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Hindman's Division Tablet (MT-1096) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-824) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 4th Ohio Cavalry Regiment Monument (MT-945) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 39th Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-806) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Widow Glenn’s House (MT-423L) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 98th Illinois Infantry Monument (MT-715) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland Plaque (MT-428) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Wilder’s Brigade Tablet (MT-651) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 18th Battery, Indiana Artillery Tablet (MT-751) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 18th Indiana Battery Marker (MT-757) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 1st Battalion Ohio Sharpshooters Monument (MT-949) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 3rd Ohio Cavalry Regiment Monument (MT-944) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 10th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-958 ) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 1st Ohio Cavalry Regiment Monument (MT-943) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.






NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-691.



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.


51st Illinois Infantry Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/19 09:53:13
3. 51st Illinois Infantry Marker
 


Credits:

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


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