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Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Colonel Julius Raith

 
 
Raith Mortuary Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 12, 2004
1. Raith Mortuary Monument Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Col. Julius Raith, 43rd Ill.
Commanding
3rd Brigade,
1st Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
Was mortally wounded here
at 10:00 A.M., April 6, 1862.
Died on Steamer Hannibal,
April 11, 1862

 
Location. 35° 8.234′ N, 88° 21.129′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 43rd Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Morton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
More about this marker. The monument centerpiece is a 4.2 inch (30-pounder) Parrott Rifle.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Raith Mortuary Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 12, 2004
2. Raith Mortuary Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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