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

21st Missouri Infantry

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
21st Missouri Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 21st Missouri Infantry Tablet
Colonel David Moore, commanding the regiment, was wounded at Shiloh.
Inscription.
U.S.
21st Missouri Infantry,
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

A portion of this regiment reformed here at 9 a.m., April 6, 1862 and was engaged under Gen. Prentiss. Sixty of the number attached themselves to the 14th Iowa and fought with it during the day, and were captured with it, in the camp of the 32d Illinois, at 5.30 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 220.)
 
Location. 35° 8.108′ N, 88° 20.256′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hornets Nest Loop and Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling north on Hornets Nest Loop. Click for map. Located near the intersection of the "Sunken Road" and the Eastern Corinth Road 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. Munch's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 14th Iowa Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry
21st Missouri Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 21st Missouri Infantry Tablet
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hornets Nest" (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Arkansas Battalion - 8th Arkansas - 27th Tennessee - 44th Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  21st Missouri. A history of the regiment. (Submitted on September 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 717 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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