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

23rd Missouri Infantry

Prentiss’ Divsion

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
23d Missouri Infantry,
Prentiss' (6th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 4 P.M. to 5 P.M. April 6, 1862, when it attempted to retire but was captured at 5:30 P.M.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 232.)
 
Location. 35° 8.139′ N, 88° 20.168′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hornet's Nest Loop 0.1 miles north of Sunken Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. About 100 yards east of the Hornet's Nest Loop on the trail to 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. 26th Kentucky Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendenhall's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker);
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking west along the line of battle, 8th Iowa Infantry tablet and monument visible in the distance.
Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking south in the direction of the Hornets' Nest.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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