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

57th Illinois Infantry

Sweeny's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
57th Illinois Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 57th Illinois Infantry Tablet
Colonel Silas D. Baldwin commanded the regiment at the battle.
Inscription.
U.S.
57th Illinois Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

In the Sunday night line the 57th Illinois Infantry occupied this position from 4.30 to 6.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 100.)
 
Location. 35° 9.041′ N, 88° 19.505′ 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. 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Siege Guns (within shouting distance of this marker); 51st Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Indiana Infantry
57th Illinois Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 57th Illinois Infantry Position
The tablet is near the evening position held by the regiment supporting the artillery of Grant's last line.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments (within shouting distance of this marker); Richardson's Battery (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 15 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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