Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
8th and 18th Illinois Infantry
Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
Army of the Tennessee.
8th and 18th Illinois Infantry,
Hare's (1st) Brigade,
McClernand's (1st) Division.
These regiments were engaged here at about 2 P.M. April 7, 1862, and, in a charge forward, captured two brass field pieces from the enemy.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 15.)
Location. 35° 7.945′ N, 88° 20.567′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.6 miles 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. 7th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); Smith's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); Trabue's Kentucky Battery (about 500 feet away); Bowen's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Byrne's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); Boyle's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 15th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
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