Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
9th Illinois Infantry
McArthur's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
2d Division--W. H. L. Wallace,
Army of the Tennessee.
(back of monument)
Col. August Mersy.
Location. 35° 7.85′ N, 88° 19.75′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.2 miles north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. 80 yards southeast of small field opposite peach orchard, on a path in the woods. 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. A different marker also named 9th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); General Albert Sidney Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Death of General Johnston (about 300 feet away); Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named General Albert Sidney Johnston (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Regarding 9th Illinois Infantry. The 9th Illinois had the highest percentage killed and wounded of all the regiments engaged at Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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