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

8th Iowa Infantry

Sweeny's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
8th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 8th Iowa Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
8th Iowa Infantry.
Sweeny's (3rd) Brig.,W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was engaged here from about 4 to 5 p.m. April 6, 1862. It then fell back 500 yards, north-east, where its next tablet may be found.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 88.)
 
Location. 35° 8.121′ N, 88° 20.194′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hornet's Nest Loop 0.1 miles north of Sunken Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. At the beginning of the trail leading east 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. Mendenhall's Battery (here, next to this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured
8th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 8th Iowa Infantry Marker
Looking south toward the Hornets' Nest. Mendenhall's Battery marker visible in background.
in a direct line); 11th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away); Welker's Battery (about 300 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 273 times since then and 8 times this year. 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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