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

68th Ohio Infantry

Thayer's Brigade - Lew Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
68th Ohio Infantry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 68th Ohio Infantry Memorial
Inscription. (Front Facet of Base):
68th
Infantry
Ohio

(Front Right):
Thayer's
(2d) Brigade

(Front Left):
Commanded by
Col. Samuel H.
Steedman

(Right Facet):
Army
of the
Tennessee

(Back Facet):
This regiment
was left to guard
stores at Crump's
Landing

(Left Facet):
L. Wallace's
(3d) Division

 
Location. 35° 9.058′ N, 88° 19.61′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located west of the visitor center, along Grant's Last Line, in 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. 64th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 15th Illinois - 25th Indiana (a few steps from this marker); 56th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Ohio Cavalry (within shouting distance
Front Facets of the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Front Facets of the Monument
of this marker); 65th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 28th Ill., 32nd Ill., 41st Ill. (within shouting distance of this marker); Lauman's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  68th Ohio Infantry. Service history of the regiment. The 68th served until the end of the war, seeing action in many of the major campaigns in the Western Theater. (Submitted on August 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side Facets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Right Side Facets
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
4. Back of Monument
Left Side Facets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
5. Left Side Facets
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 611 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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