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

Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry

Hare's Brigade -- McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Camp of
18th Illinois Infantry,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 7/8 mile south, north of Review Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A2.)
 
Location. 35° 8.967′ N, 88° 20.7′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22 0.6 miles south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. 200 yards southeast of road, on eastern edge of Jones 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. Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 300 feet away); 14th Missouri Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Thurber's Battery (about 500 feet away); Camp of Dresser's Battery (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers.
Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking northeast.
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
 
Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking southwest.
 
 
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