19th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 54.968 W 085° 15.859
16S E 658553 N 3865117
Quick Description: This marker to the 19th Illinois Regiment is located along a path in the wooded area behind the Brotherton Field on the east side of Lafayette Rd in the Chickamauga National Military Park.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2011 8:34:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMD850
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
This marker is dedicated to the 19th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry , is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marks the unit's position at 10:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.

Text:
Illinois
19th Infantry
Stanley’s Brigade
During the night 19-20 September, 1863




From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-668(see note)
  LCS ID: 008965




Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:
07/25/1986

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:
Contributing
 

Short Significance Description:

Marker contributes to national significance of park under NR Criterion A because it represents the national movement among veterans & related groups to commemorate Civil War battlefields. This was the first U.S. national military park.

Short Physical Description

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 10:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.



Material(s)   
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)

1. 
Superstructure
Granite
Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:   
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1899
AD
 
 
 
 


My Sources
1. NRHP
2. Wikipedia - Battle of Chickamauga
3. The Civil War Home - The Chickamauga Campaign - Union Order of Battle

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1899

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

Rating (1-5):

Related Website: [Web Link]

Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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