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

Marsh's Brigade

McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Marsh's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Marsh's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
45th Ill., 48th Ill., 20th Ill., 11th Ill.,
Marsh's (2d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

The three right regiments of this brigade reformed here at 11.30 a.m. April 6, 1862, and advance, fighting, 600 yards where they were joined by the 45th regiment. The brigade was then driven back slowly to this place where it was engaged until 2.30 p.m. When it retired to Hamburg Road.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 25.)
 
Location. 35° 8.738′ N, 88° 20.775′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Cavalry Road 0.1 miles east of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. 0.1 mile south of Cavalry Road in Jones Field. Marker is screened from view from the road by a stand of trees extending into the 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. 16th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Girardey's Georgia Battery
Marsh's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Marsh's Brigade Marker
Looking west. 16th Iowa Monument (M107) visible in background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); Schwartz's Battery (about 300 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Shiloh markers for the 45th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marsh's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Marsh's Brigade Marker
Looking north from south edge of Jones Field. Marker is in front of trees at right center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 8 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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