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

31st Indiana Infantry

Lauman's Brigade - Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 31st Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription. (front)
31st Regiment
Infantry

Commanded by
Colonel Charles Cruft
3rd Brigade - Gen. Lauman -
4th Division - Gen. Hurlbut -
Army of the Tennessee.
Indiana
(back)
Commanded by Col. Charles Cruft.
(Wounded)
Lieut. Col. John Osborn.
This regiment took this position Sunday, April 6, 1862, at 8.30 a.m., and held it against repeated charges of the enemy until 2.30 p.m. During this time the woods in front caught fire, and many dead and wounded were burned. The regiment was then transferred to the left and was engaged east of the Hamburg road until 4 p.m., when it slowly retired to the support of the siege guns. On Monday, April 7, 1862, it was engaged during the day on the right center of the army, Casualties--killed, 2 officers and 19 men; wounded, 4 officers and 110 men; missing, 2 men; total, 138.
 
Erected by State of Indiana. (Marker Number M087.)
 
Location. 35° 8.006′ N, 88° 20.164′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.2 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. In the Hornets' Nest, on the Sunken Road, in
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 31st Indiana Infantry Marker
Shiloh National Military Park. The road is an unpaved pedestrian route. 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. 23rd Missouri Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gladden's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 44th Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); 18th Wisconsin Infantry (about 500 feet away); 18th Missouri Infantry (about 500 feet away); 3rd Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 31st Indiana Infantry Marker
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. 31st Indiana Infantry Marker
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
5. 31st Indiana Infantry Marker
Looking southeast from the Sunken Road. This is in the middle of the Hornets' Nest.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 478 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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