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

56th Ohio Infantry

Whittlesey's Brigade - Lew Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
56th Ohio Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 56th Ohio Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Ohio
56th Infantry
commanded by
Col. Peter Kinney
Whittlesey's (2d) Brigade
L. Wallace's (3d) Division
Army of the
Tennessee

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

 
Location. 35° 9.057′ N, 88° 19.591′ 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); 5th Ohio Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 15th Illinois - 25th Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 68th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Lauman's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  56th Ohio Infantry Resources
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back of Monument
. Lists of resources pertaining to the regiment's history, and a copy of the regiment's service record. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
56th Ohio Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. 56th Ohio Infantry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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