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

44th Indiana Infantry

Lauman's Brigade - Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 44th Indiana Infantry Marker
Inscription. (front)
44th
Regiment
Infantry

Commanded by
Col. Hugh B. Reed
3rd Brigade - Gen. Lauman -
4th Division - Gen. Hurlbut -
Army of the Tennessee.

Indiana

(back)
44th Infantry,
Commanded by Col. Hugh B. Reed.
This regiment formed in this line Sunday, April 6, 1862, at 8.30 a.m. It repulsed several charges made by the enemy, which, under orders of Gen. Bragg, was attempting to force this part of the line back. During these engagements the woods caught fire. At 2.30 p.m. regiment fell back to a line with 1st Brigade, then to rear and left of Bloody Pond, where it charged on enemy's infantry and artillery. Here seven flag- bearers were shot down. At 4.30 p.m. slowly fell back and supported siege guns. Monday, April 7th, regiment fought the enemy till 3 p.m. Number of men in action, 478. Casualties-- killed, 1 officers and 33 men; wounded, 6 officers and 171 men; missing, 1 man; total, 212.
 
Erected by State of Indiana. (Marker Number M092.)
 
Location. 35° 7.932′ N, 88° 20.148′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.2 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah
44th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 44th Indiana Infantry Marker
Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is 50 ft south of the Sunken Road on a path through the woods. Sunken Road is an unpaved pedestrian-only route in Shiloh National Battlefield 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. Gladden's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away); 31st Indiana Infantry (about 500 feet away); Ross' Battery (about 500 feet away); 25th Kentucky Infantry (about 600 feet away); Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry (about 600 feet away); Welker's Battery (about 600 feet away); 2nd Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
44th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 44th Indiana Infantry Marker
44th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. 44th Indiana Infantry Marker
44th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
5. 44th Indiana Infantry Marker
View of the marker from Sunken Road, looking south in the direction from which Confederate attacks came.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 3 times this year. 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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