Monument

100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker

Battle of Chickamauga



100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:44:11
1. 100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 

Inscription:
Illinois

100th Infantry.
Buell’s Brigade.
11 A.M. September 20, 1963



100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:44:05
2. 100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Tablet (plaque)
Level: Regiment
Military Arm: Infantry




Location of the monument:
This monument is Not visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.0662  W 85° 15.7494. Map it

Parking is available on Dyer Road near  N 34° 55.0803  W 85° 15.7648 .


To reach this monument:
This monument is in a wooded area on the west side of the split rail fence that enclosed the Brotherton Field. The monument can be access from a path that runs along the west side of the fence.



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Buell’s Brigade Plaque (MT-560) (here, next to this marker) ; Wood’s Division Tablet (MT-536) (Is only 27 feet away) ; Negley’s Division Tablet (MT-511) (Is only 50 feet away) ; 6th Battery Ohio Light Artillery Plaque (MT-935) (about 258 feet away) ; Confederate Breakthrough (about 411 feet away) ; Brotherton House (MT-423H) (about 504 feet away) ; War Comes to the Brothertons (about 510 feet away) ; Left Wing - Army of Tennessee Tablet (MT-429) (about 519 feet away) ; Culpeper’s South Carolina Battery Tablet (MT-1345A) (about 520 feet away) ; Buckner's Headquarters Shell Monument (MT-445) (about 579 feet away) ; Buckner's Corps Tablet (MT-441) (about 591 feet away) ; 82nd Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (MT-841) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Mc Nair’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1194) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Bate's Brigade Tablet (MT-1129) (approx. 0.1 miles away) ; Robertson’s Brigade Plaque (MT-1209) (approx. 0.2 miles away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
At the edge of the woods near an open field.





NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-718.



Comments about this monument:
This monument was built in 1899. 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. Marks unit's position at 11:00 a.m. on Sept. 20, 1863.


100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 14:43:55
3. 100th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
Back of the monument, looking east across the Brotherton Field. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 08, 2014. This page has been viewed 69 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 08, 2014. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 08/08/2014 by Byron Hooks.


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