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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 —

 
58th Illinois Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 58th Illinois Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Illinois
58th Infantry
3d Brigade - Sweeny
2d Division - W.H.L. Wallace
Army of the Tennessee

(Back):
58th Infantry
Commanded by
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
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back of Monument
shouting distance of this marker); 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
 
Monument in Duncan Field image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Monument in Duncan Field
In the background is the 6th Indiana Infantry Monument representing that unit's position on the second day of the battle.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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