Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

11th Illinois Infantry

Marsh's Brigade -- McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
11th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 11th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking northeast.
Inscription. (front)
Illinois
11th Infantry
2d Brigade -- Marsh
1st Division -- McClernand
Army of the Tennessee
(back)

11th Infantry
Commanded By
1. Lieut.-Col. T.E.C. Ransom,
Wounded.
2. Major Garrett Nevins,
Wounded.
3. Capt. L.D.Waddell.

Went into battle on this line with 9 companies (one company on picket) about 9.00 a.m., April 6, 1862, receiving a fire that killed or wounded, in a few minutes, the Lieut.-Colonel, Major, four line officers and many men. This position was held about two hours when they fell back 500 yards. The regiment lost in the battle 1 officer and 16 men killed; 4 officers and 65 men wounded; 17 men missing; total, 103.
 
Erected by State of Illinois. (Marker Number M049.)
 
Location. 35° 8.221′ N, 88° 21.052′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.1 miles east of Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. 50 yards north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, 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
11th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 11th Illinois Infantry Marker
Front.
marker. Illinois Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burrow's Battery (about 300 feet away); 32nd Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 14th Ohio Battery (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
11th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 11th Illinois Infantry Marker
Back.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 698 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.
Paid Advertisement