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

WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument

 
 
WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
1. WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument Marker
Inscription.
Brig. Gen. William H. L. Wallace
Commanding
Second Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
Was mortally wounded here
at 5:00 P.M., April 6, 1862.
Died at Savannah, Tennessee
April 10, 1862.

 
Location. 35° 8.332′ N, 88° 20.248′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling north. 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. 52nd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away); 59th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); Bartlett's Battery (about 500 feet away). 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.
 
Also see . . .  W.H.L. Wallace's Division. Wallace lead
General William Hervey Lamme Wallace image. Click for full size.
2. General William Hervey Lamme Wallace
a division comprised of Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, and Missouri troops at Shiloh. One of the promising officers in the west, Wallace was mortally wounded on the first day of battle. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,052 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the shield with inscription when replaced. • Can you help?
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