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

29th Illinois Infantry

Raith's Brigade - McClearnand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
29th Illinois Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 29th Illinois Infantry Tablet
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Charles M. Ferrell at the battle.
Inscription.
U.S.
29th Illinois Infantry,
Raith's (3d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was in position here Sunday afternoon and night, April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 35.)
 
Location. 35° 9.048′ N, 88° 19.525′ 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. 57th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Siege Guns (within shouting distance of this marker); Richardson's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting
29th Illinois Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 29th Illinois Infantry Position
The 29th was one of several regiments reformed behind Grant's line of artillery to defend Pittsburg Landing.
distance of this marker); 51st Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant's Last Line (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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