Monument

104th Illinois Infantry Monument

Battle of Chickamauga



104th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:15:59
1. 104th Illinois Infantry Monument
 

Inscription:
Illinois
104th Infantry
1st Brigade – John Beatty
2nd Division – Negley
14th Army Corps – Thomas

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Commanded by
Lt. Col. Douglas Hapeman
Sept. 20 – 1863
8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M.
Loss 64


104th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:16:16
2. 104th Illinois Infantry Monument
 


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




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 56.2458  W 85° 15.4926. Map it

Parking is available on Lafayette Road near  N 34° 56.268  W 85° 15.546 .
There is a gravel lot on the west side of Lafayette with more parking.


To reach this monument:
This monument is located in the middle of an open field.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Stovall’s Brigade Tablet (MT-1215) (about 282 feet away) ; Florida State Monument (MT-1253) (about 317 feet away) ; Liddell's Brigade (CSA) (MT-1190) (about 433 feet away) ; Slocomb’s Louisiana Battery Plaque (MT-1329) (about 586 feet away) ; Kentucky State Monument (MT-860A) (about 590 feet away) ; Reynold's Division Tablet (MT-524) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Bridge's Illinois Battery-Light Art. Monument (MT-657) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Helm's Brigade Plaque (MT-1164) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; To Union Left Sign (MT-860A) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Bridges' Illinois Battery (USA) Plaque (MT-656) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Adams' Brigade Tablet (MT-1122) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 42nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-808) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; J. Beatty's Brigade (USA) (MT-546) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; 15th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker (MT-871) (approx. 0.2 miles away) ; Van Derveer's Brigade, Route of (MT-644A) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Open Field.


Other monuments to the 104th Illinois Infantry Regiment on the battlefield





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-720.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was erected in 1899. It is a 7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rock-faced monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on granite base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's position on September 20, 1863, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.


104th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:15:44
3. 104th Illinois Infantry Monument
 
104th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:15:32
4. 104th Illinois Infantry Monument
 
104th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 13:14:24
5. 104th Illinois Infantry Monument
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 01, 2014. This page has been viewed 111 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 01, 2014. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 01, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 were submitted on 08/01/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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