Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
58th Illinois Infantry
Sweeny's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
3d Brigade - Sweeny
2d Division - W.H.L. Wallace
Army of the Tennessee
Col. Wm. F. Lynch
This Regiment held this line with slight changes of position from about 9:00 a.m. April 6, 1862, until its capture about 5:30 p.m. The regiment lost in the battle 20 men killed; 8 officers and 39 men wounded; 223 men missing; Total 290.
Erected by State of Illinois.
Location. 35° 8.316′ N, 88° 20.432′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located near stop three, the Hornet's Nest, on the driving tour of Shiloh National Battlefield, in Duncan Field. 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. 2d Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hornets' Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Illinois Infantry (within 1st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away); Ross (about 400 feet away); Trabue's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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