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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 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 58th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
58th Illinois Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was surrounded here, and 223 of its officers and men captured, at 5.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 102.)
 
Location. 35° 8.367′ N, 88° 20.117′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.3 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. 50 yards southeast of road on a trail. 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. Prentiss Surrender Site (within shouting distance of this marker); 22nd Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 5th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 300
58th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 58th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking southeast on trail.
feet away); a different marker also named Confederate Memorial (about 400 feet away); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 7 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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