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

15th Indiana Infantry

Wagner's Brigade - Wood's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 15th Indiana Infantry Marker
Looking east along Hamburg-Purdy Road.
Inscription. (front)
15th
Regiment
Infantry,
Commanded by
Lieut. Col. Gustavus A. Wood,
21st Brigade--Col. George D. Wagner--
6th Division--Gen. Wood--
Army of the Ohio.
Indiana.
(back)

15th Infantry,
Lieut. Col. Gustavus A. Wood.

This regiment arrived on the battlefield from Savannah, about 12 m., April 7, 1862; was ordered to front by Maj. Gen. Grant. It formed on this position in line of battle at 2 p.m., and assisted in driving the enemy from the field. The regiment was under fire of both infantry and artillery, but sustained no loss.
 
Erected by State of Indiana. (Marker Number M080.)
 
Location. 35° 7.984′ N, 88° 20.667′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road half a mile east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. 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. 40th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured
15th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 15th Indiana Infantry Marker
Top front.
in a direct line); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); 24th Kentucky Infantry (about 400 feet away); 8th and 18th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Swett's Mississippi Battery (about 600 feet away); 57th Indiana Infantry (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
15th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 15th Indiana Infantry Marker
Bottom front.
15th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. 15th Indiana Infantry Marker
Top back.
15th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
5. 15th Indiana Infantry Marker
Bottom back.
 
 
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