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

49th Illinois Infantry

Burial Place

 
 
49th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Burial Place
49th Illinois Infantry
Bodies Removed
to
Nat'l Cemetery

 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number BG12.)
 
Location. 35° 7.912′ N, 88° 20.85′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. 300 yards southwest of road on trail in woods, in Shiloh National Military Park. Trail begins near marker 297, 24th Kentucky Infantry, but is not easily visible from road, and parts are overgrown. 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. Stewart's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry (about 400 feet away); 12th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 600 feet away); Wood's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away
49th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking north. Marker is in center of photo.
but has been reported missing); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Shiloh markers naming the 49th 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 442 times since then and 12 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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