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

18th Missouri Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
18th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. 18th Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
18th Missouri Infantry,
Miller's (2d) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 8.30 a.m. to 9 a.m. April 6, 1862. A small portion of the regiment was with General Prentiss at his 3d position.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 227.)
 
Location. 35° 7.365′ N, 88° 20.403′ 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 Gladden monument in Spain's 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. Camp of 18th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hickenlooper's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 18th Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 61st Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 61st Illinois Infantry
18th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. 18th Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking south across Spain's Field. Earlier position of this unit (marker #226) visible in background.
(about 500 feet away); Gladden's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Munch's Battery (about 600 feet away); Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry (about 600 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 348 times since then and 13 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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