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18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana

Pond's Brigade - Ruggles’ Division - Bragg's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
18th La., Orleans Guard, 16th La.,
Pond's (3rd) Brig., Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi
These regiments formed on echelon, left in front, charged the Union line in their front at 4.30 p.m. April 6, 1862 and were repulsed with heavy loss. They retired to camp of 8th Illinois.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 367.)
 
Location. 35° 8.846′ N, 88° 20.264′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Cavalry Road 0.2 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. About 200 yards north of Cavalry road on a trail starting near 52nd Illinois monument, 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. 52nd Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Illinois - 25th Indiana (about 600 feet away); 29th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Camp of 15th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 46th Illinois Infantry
18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana Marker
Looking southeast along the trail back to Cavalry Road, along the line of engagement.
(about 600 feet away); Camp of 1st Battalion, 4th Illinois Cavalry (about 700 feet away); McAllister's Battery (about 700 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana Marker
Trail leading northwest from Cavalry Road toward tablet.
 
 
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