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12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry

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

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
12th Illinois Infantry,
13th Missouri Infantry,
McArthur's (2d) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division.

At about 10 a.m. April 7, 1862 these regiments advanced from this position and engaged the enemy that was sheltered behind a breastwork of logs in Marsh's brigade camp.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 77.)
 
Location. 35° 8.88′ N, 88° 20.809′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road ¾ mile west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. 100 yards north of Cavalry Road in Jones' Field. 30 yards west of 7th Illinois tablet, 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. 7th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Mann's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Lauman's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker);
12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking south across Jones' Field.
Willard's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McAllister's Battery (about 400 feet away); Camp of 13th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking east along line of engagement.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 4 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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