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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 —

 
25th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument
Inscription. (Front):
25th Regiment
Infantry

commanded by
Lieut. Col. William H. Morgan.
2nd Brigade - Col. J.C. Veatch -
4th Division - Gen. Hurlbut-
Army of the Tennessee.

Indiana

(Back):
25th Infantry
commanded by

Lieut. Col. William H. Morgan
(Wounded)
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.
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back of Monument
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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
 
25th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument
The monument stands along one of the regiment's positions in the confused fighting on the morning of April 6, 1862.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 7 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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