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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.

At 12 P.M., April 6, 1862 this brigade, with its regiments in order as above, charged the enemy and recovered its camp. Its right regiments, assisted by 11th Iowa, captured Cobb's Kentucky battery of six guns near this place.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 27.)
 
Location. 35° 8.464′ N, 88° 20.944′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension and Sherman Road, on the right when traveling south on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension. Click for map. Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension, a grassy unpaved pedestrian route also marked as McClernand 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 marker. Cobb's Kentucky Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 81st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dresser's Battery
Marsh's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Marsh's Brigade Marker
Looking SE along McClernand Road (Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension).
(within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); 17th Illinois Infantry (about 300 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
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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