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

71st Ohio Infantry

Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
71st Ohio Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 71st Ohio Infantry Tablet
Inscription.
U.S.
71st Ohio Infantry,
Stuart's (2d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This Regiment formed here at 10 a.m. April 6, 1862. It was attacked by Jackson's Brigade and fell back behind Stuart's Headquarters.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 191.)
 
Location. 35° 7.681′ N, 88° 19.56′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Federal Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located at tour stop 11 (the Field Hospital) on the driving tour of 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. Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuart (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 71st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gage's Alabama Battery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 55th Illinois Infantry
71st Ohio Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 71st Ohio Infantry Position
The regiment initially defended along a line near the tablet location.
(about 700 feet away); Chalmers' Brigade (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named 55th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). 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 470 times since then and 11 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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