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

18th Illinois Infantry

Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
18th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
18th Illinois Infantry,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here, and at position 200 yards in rear, from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Location. 35° 8.35′ N, 88° 20.6′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth Road 0.4 miles west of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is 150 yards north of the road in the woods west of 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. Walker's (2nd) Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 8th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 38th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); Trabue's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Byrne's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); 6th Mississippi and 23d Tennessee (about 500 feet away); Ruggles' Batteries (about 500 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
18th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking west from Duncan Field.
18th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking north.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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