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GPS Coordinates: 34.983700 by -85.279400
Iowa Monument at Rossville Gap/Missionary Ridge
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This large 72 foot monument is on the south edge of Missionary Ridge at Rossville Gap on the Tennessee/Georgia border. The battle of Missionary Ridge was November 25, 1863. Iowa regiments recognized on the monument include the 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th, 17th, 25th, 26th, 30th, 31st, and the 1st Battery. The monument was dedicated on November 20, 1906 and was part of the delegation from Iowa that dedicated monuments in Chattanooga, Andersonville, Vicksburg and Shiloh. It is on the east side of Rossville Blvd./Highway 27, 2.7 miles south of exit 180B off I-24 and 3.4 miles north of the Chickamauga Visitors Center. Photos taken 10/1/10.