Illinois Monument

Illinois Monument (HM1N2N)

Location: Marietta, GA 30064 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 56.068', W 84° 35.909'

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Inscription
(front)
Illinois
Dedicated June 27, 1914

(rear)
"Erected To the memory of the Illinois Soldiers who died on the battlefield of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 27th, 1864.

On this field the men of Col. Dan McCooks 3rd brigade, 2nd Div. 14th Army Corps assaulted the Confederate works on the 27th day of June, 1864, losing four hundred and eighty killed, and wounded including two commanders, Col. Dan McCook mortally wounded and Col. O.F. Harmon killed; brigade reached Confederate works and at less than one hundred feet from them maintained a line for six days and nights without relief, at the end of which time the Confederates evacuated."

(right)
85th Ill. Volunteer Infty.
Commanded by Col. C.J. Dilworth.
86th Ill. Volunteer Infty.
Commanded by Lt. Col. A.L. Fahnestock.

(left)
125th Ill. Volunteer Infty.
Commanded by Col. O. F. Harmon.
Battery I, 2nd Ill. Light Artillery.
Commanded by Lt. Col. Alonzo F. Coe

(back bottom corner)
Edward F. Dunne-Governor
James B. Dibelka-Architect
J. Mario Korbel-sculptor
L.J. Dawdy, W. A. Payton, H.A. Reason > Commissioners.
The McNeel Marble Co. Contractors.
Details
HM NumberHM1N2N
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Year Placed1914
Placed ByUnion Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 20th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 721969 N 3757487
Decimal Degrees33.93446667, -84.59848333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.068', W 84° 35.909'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 4.08" N, 84° 35' 54.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Kolb's Farm E, Marietta GA 30064, US
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