25th Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
N 34° 54.896 W 085° 15.770
16S E 658691 N 3864986
Quick Description: This marker to the 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment is located in the wooded area on the western edge of the Brotherton Field near the split rail fence on the west side of Lafayette Rd in the Chickamauga NMP.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2011 12:28:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMDBKZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This marker is dedicated to the 25th Illinois Infantry Regiment, is in recognition of their service during the Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863. It marks the unit's position at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.

25th Infantry
Heg’s Brigade
11 A.M. September 20, 1863

15th Wisconsin
   Maj. Samuel D. Wall,
   Capt. Wesford Taggart,
Third Brigade - First Division - Twentieth Army Corps.

From the NRHP nomination form:

  Structure Number: MT-677 (see note)
  LCS ID: 008926

Historical Significance:

  National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
  National Register Date:

  National Historic Landmark?: No
  Significance Level:

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 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.

Structural Component(s)

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Physical Event
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Designer Occupation

My Sources
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

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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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