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

3rd Iowa Infantry

Williams’ Brigade - Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
3rd Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 3rd Iowa Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
3d Iowa Infantry,
Williams (1st) Brig., Hurlbut's (4th) Div., Army of the Tennessee

This regiment was engaged here at 4 p.m. April 6, 1862. It fell back through its camp at 5 p.m. where it was nearly surrounded and had some men captured. It retired along Pittsburg Road to 2d Iowa camp.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 136.)
 
Location. 35° 8.074′ N, 88° 19.987′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road half a mile north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. In southwest corner of Wicker Field, 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. Richardson's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Ross' Battery (a few steps from this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendenhall's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away,
3rd Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 3rd Iowa Infantry Marker
Looking south, the direction the unit was facing during the engagement described.
measured in a direct line); 28th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away); 6th Kentucky Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 285 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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