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

43rd Illinois Infantry

Raith's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 43rd Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking east along the line of engagement.
Inscription. (front)
Illinois
43rd Infantry
3d Brigade -- Raith
1st Division -- McClernand
Army of the Tennessee

(back)
43rd Infantry
Commanded by
Lieut.-Col. A. Engelman.

This regiment formed on its color line on the morning of April 6, 1862, and moved forward to a position supporting Waterhouse's Battery, which was held until 10:00 A.M., when it fell back to this point and formed a line with the rest of the brigade. Its loss in the battle was 5 officers and 45 men killed; 7 officers and 111 men wounded; 29 men missing; total 197.
 
Erected by State of Illinois. (Marker Number M062.)
 
Location. 35° 8.223′ N, 88° 21.124′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamburg-Purdy Road and Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east on Hamburg-Purdy Road. Click for map. Located 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. Colonel Julius Raith (a few steps from this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this
43rd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 43rd Illinois Infantry Marker
Front.
marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
43rd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 43rd Illinois Infantry Marker
Back.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 11 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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