Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
14th Iowa Infantry Regiment
Tuttle's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
Tuttle's (1st) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
14th Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Commanded by Col. W.T. Shaw
In attempting to follow the rest of the brigade which was being withdrawn it became hotly engaged about 200 yards east of this position. Repulsing this attack it continued to retire towards the Hamburg Road, fighting heavily. Reaching the camp of the 32d Illinois Infantry it found itself entirely surrounded by the junction of the Confederate right and left wings. It was captured about 6 p.m.
Present for duty, including musicians, teamsters, etc. 442.
Its loss was,killed 8 men; wounded 2 officers and 37 men; captured 15 officers and 211 men; total 273.
Of the wounded, 5 died of their wounds; of the captured, 15 died in prison.
Erected by State of Iowa.
Location. 35° 8.122′ N, 88° 20.267′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Corinth Road and 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); Arkansas Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hornets Nest" (within shouting distance of this marker); First Minnesota Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Arkansas Battalion - 8th Arkansas - 27th Tennessee - 44th Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Surrender of the Hornets' Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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