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

17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry

Raith's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
17th Illinois, 49th Illinois,
Raith's (3d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

These regiments were engaged here at 4:30 P.M. April 6, 1862 and bivouacked here Sunday night. They were attached to Marsh's command on Monday.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 32.)
 
Location. 35° 9.169′ N, 88° 20.2′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road 0.2 miles south of State Highway 22, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. McArthur (a few steps from this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 13th Missouri Infantry (about 500 feet away); Hickenlooper's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marsh's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 9th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers.
17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
McArthur headquarters monument at right.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the movements of the 49th Illinois, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Shiloh markers naming the 49th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 427 times since then. Last updated on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. 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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