Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
25th Indiana Infantry Regiment
Veatch's Brigade - Hurlbut's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
Lieut. Col. William H. Morgan.
2nd Brigade - Col. J.C. Veatch -
4th Division - Gen. Hurlbut-
Army of the Tennessee.
Lieut. Col. William H. Morgan
Major John W. Foster
This Regiment took this position at 9 a.m. April 6th 1862 and held it against a fierce assault of the enemy for two hours. Being flanked fell back 100 yards again it fell back 100 yards. Here Regiment was furiously assailed by infantry and artillery, which caused it to fall back slowly to the right of the siege guns, where it rested Sunday night. On Monday, April 7th Regiment continued in battle during the day. Casualties: Killed 2 officers and 19 men. Wounded 4 officers and 111 men. Missing 3 men. Total 139
Erected by State of Indiana.
Location. 35° 8.28′ N, 88° 20.844′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road and McClernand Road, on the right when traveling west on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road. Click for map. Located north of Review Field, in Shiloh National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Bankhead's Tennessee Battery (a few steps from this marker); 14th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 12th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 4th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 45th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment. Short history of the regiment. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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