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

Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Camp of
Illinois Cavalry,
(Stewart's and Carmichael's Companies),
McClernand's (1st) Division
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 350 yards in front and to the right of this camp.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A78.)
 
Location. 35° 7.42′ N, 88° 20.3′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Corinth Road 0.2 miles south of Peabody Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. 200 yards northeast of northeast corner of Spain's Field on a trail 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. 61st Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Wisconsin Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chalmers' Brigade (about 500 feet away); Camp of 18th Missouri Infantry (about 500 feet away); Camp of 18th Wisconsin Infantry (about 500 feet away); 18th Missouri Infantry
Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking north.
(about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 61st Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Girardey's Georgia Battery (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Shiloh markers naming the 61st Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking northeast on trail.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 262 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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