Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
17th Illinois Infantry
Raith's Brigade - McClearnand's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
3d Brigade - Raith
1st Division - McClernand
Army of the Tennessee
(Plaque on Back):
1. Lieut.-Col. Enos P. Wood.
2. Major Francis M. Smith.
This regiment formed the right of the Third Brigade, 1st Division, and went into battle on this line about 8:30 a.m., April 6, 1862, holding it until 10:00 a.m. when it fell back about 60 yards. The regiment lost in the battle 5 officers and 113 men wounded, 15 men killed, 5 missing, total 138.
Erected by State of Illinois.
Location. 35° 7.983′ N, 88° 21.279′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at stop seven, Shiloh Church, 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. Camp of 77th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Shiloh School (within shouting distance of this marker); Shiloh United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shiloh Church (about 300 feet away); Shiloh Log Church (about 300 feet away); Army of the Mississippi (about 400 feet away); Army of the Ohio (about 400 feet away); Army of the Tennessee (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the movements of this unit, study each marker in the order shown.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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