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

55th Illinois Infantry

Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
55th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
55th Illinois Infantry,
Stuart's (2d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 6, 1862 and then fell back 250 yards.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 183.)
 
Location. 35° 7.6′ N, 88° 19.45′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.3 miles south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. 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. Gage's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 55th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 71st Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Jackson's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Field Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stuart (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 71st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
55th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south.
55th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking southeast along Hamburg-Savannah road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 332 times since then. 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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