Monument

35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument

Sept. 19, 1863 1 to 4 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:50:55
1. 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument
Close up view of the front of the 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument. 

Inscription:
Illinois

35th Infantry.
3rd Brigade - Heg.
1st Division - Davis.

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Commanded By
Lieutenant Colonel - William P. Chandler.
Captain Wessford Taggart.
September 19 - 1863.
1 to 4 p.m.
Loss 160.
Occupied position 200 yards in advance
at 12:30 p.m.


35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:53:09
2. 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument
View of the back of the 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument. 




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.290  W 85° 15.677. Map it

Parking is available on LaFayette Road near  N 34° 54.2676  W 85° 15.6875 .
Parking is available on the west side of Lafayette road, tour stop 5. A cross walk is located near the parking area.


To reach this monument:
Marker is on LaFayette Road north of Viniard Road, on the right when traveling north. This monument is located in the national park that preserves the site of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and is one of a number of Union monuments, markers, and tablets that are situated near the site of the battle era, log school house.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Harker's Brigade Tablet (MT-592) (a few steps from this marker) ; Benning's Brigade Tablet (MT-1133) (Is only 31 feet away) ; 20th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1308) (Is only 61 feet away) ; 17th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1306) (Is only 81 feet away) ; 8th Kansas Infantry Monument (MT-858) (Is only 91 feet away) ; Heg's Brigade Tablet (MT-602) (about 123 feet away) ; Site of Log School House (MT-1444) (about 139 feet away) ; Wood's Division Tablet (MT-535) (about 164 feet away) ; 15th Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1303) (about 190 feet away) ; 2nd Georgia Infantry Marker (MT-1296) (about 229 feet away) ; 15th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-1079) (about 278 feet away) ; 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-676) (about 297 feet away) ; 26th Ohio Infantry Regiment Monument (MT-980) (about 394 feet away) ; 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-826) (about 427 feet away) ; Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument (MT-424) (about 469 feet away) ; Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.



Other monuments to the 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-680.



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 19, 1863 from 1 pm unbtil 4 pm.


35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:50:38
3. 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument
LaFayette road is visible behind the Monument. 
35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/05/11 10:53:19
4. 35th Illinois Infantry Regiment Monument
Close up of the plaque on the rear of the monument. 



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


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on January 29, 2019. This page has been viewed 140 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on January 29, 2019. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 01/29/2019 by Byron Hooks.


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