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

21st Missouri Infantry

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

Army of the Tennessee

 
21st Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
1. 21st Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
21st Missouri Infantry,
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 8:30 to 9 A.M. April 6, 1862. It then retired to Prentiss' 3d position.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 219.)
 
Location. 35° 7.485′ N, 88° 20.622′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Peabody Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located near stop 10 (the Union Camps) on the driving tour of Shiloh National Military Park. 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. 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 21st Missouri Infantry (about 600 feet away); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 700 feet away); Swett's Mississippi Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Munch's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harper's Mississippi Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  21st Missouri. A history of the regiment. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 625 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo   1. 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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