Iowa State Monument

Iowa State Monument (HM13MQ)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37406 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 4.237', W 85° 14.379'

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Inscription
[Text on the Upper Front (South) Side of Monument]:

Iowa dedicates this monument
In honor of her sons
Who on this and other fields
Proved themselves worthy sons
of Patriotic Sires


[Text on the Lower Front (South) Side of Monument]:

You have made it a high privilege
to be
A citizen of Iowa


[Text on the Right (East) Side of Monument]:

This monument marks the position
carried by the 6th Iowa
in the assault of Corse's Brigade
the morning of Nov. 25, 1863.
Repeated charges were made later
on the enemy"s line north of the tunnel
The 5th, 10th, and 17th Iowa
were hotly engaged and lost heavily
on the immediate right.


[Text on the Back (North) Side of Monument]:

Iowa Losses on Sherman Heights.
November 25, 1863.
5th Infantry: Officers Killed, 0; En. Men Killed, 2; Officers Wounded, 2; En. Men Wounded, 20; Officers Missing, 8; En. Men Missing, 74; Total, 106
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6th Infantry: Officers Killed, 1; En. Men Killed, 7; Officers Wounded, 4; En. Men Wounded, 53; Officers Missing, 0; En. Men Missing, 0; Total, 65
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10th Infantry: Officers Killed, 2; En. Men Killed, 10; Officers Wounded, 6; En. Men Wounded, 36; Officers Missing, 1; En. Men Missing, 7; Total, 62
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17th Infantry: Officers Killed, 0; En. Men Killed, 12; Officers Wounded, 3; En. Men Wounded, 29; Officers Missing, 1; En. Men Missing, 13; Total, 58
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Total: Officers Killed, 3; En. Men Killed, 31; Officers Wounded, 15; En. Men Wounded, 138; Officers Missing, 10; En. Men Missing, 94; Total, 291


[Text on the Left (West) Side of Monument]:

5th Infantry, Col. Jabez Banbury
3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps.

6th Infantry, Lieut. Col. A. J. Miller
2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 15th Army Corps.

10th Infantry, Lieut. Col. P. P. Henderson
3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps.

17th Infantry, Col. Clark P. Wever
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps.
Details
HM NumberHM13MQ
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Marker Number191
Placed ByChickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660505 N 3882291
Decimal Degrees35.07061667, -85.23965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 4.237', W 85° 14.379'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 4' 14.22" N, 85° 14' 22.74" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 Moon St, Chattanooga TN 37406, US
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