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

12th Michigan Infantry

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
12th Michigan Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 12th Michigan Infantry Tablet
Inscription.
U.S.
12th Michigan Infantry,
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
About fifty men of this regiment were engaged here from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6, 1862 and were surrounded and captured with General Prentiss.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 212.)
 
Location. 35° 8.077′ N, 88° 20.235′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.1 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. "Sunken road" is an unpaved pedestrian route. This is at the western side of the "Hornet's Nest" 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. Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 18th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry
12th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 12th Michigan Infantry Marker
Shows marker on the "Sunken Road", looking east across the "Hornet's Nest" area.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Munch's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shaver's Brigade (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
12th Michigan Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 12th Michigan Infantry Marker
 
 
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