Monument

24th Illinois Infantry Monument

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



24th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 12:22:45
1. 24th Illinois Infantry Monument
 

Inscription:
Illinois

24th Infantry.
2nd Brigade - Starkweather.
1st Division - Baird.
14th Army Corps - Thomas.

Inscription on the rear of the monument:
Commanded By
Colonel Geza Mihalotzy, (wounded September 19).
Captain August Mauff, September 19, 1863.
September 20. to 5:30 p.m.
Loss 151.


24th Illinois Infantry Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 12:22:30
2. 24th 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° 55.8435  W 85° 15.2925. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road near  N 34° 55.8728  W 85° 15.2675 .



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.







More Information • • •
Wikipedia: 24th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry ( Submitted on 05/14/2017 by ). change

NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-673.



Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Illinois Monument constructed in 1899. It is a 7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" rock-faced monument consisting of rectangular granite block with an inscribed polished front on 1'6" high granite base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. It marks the unit's position on Sept. 20, 1863, at 5:30 p.m.


24th Illinois Infantry Monument (rear), click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/02/23 12:23:03
3. 24th Illinois Infantry Monument (rear)
 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on January 18, 2017. This page has been viewed 106 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 May 14, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on January 18, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3 were submitted on 01/18/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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