Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
49th Illinois Infantry
Raith's Brigade -- McClernand's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
Army of the Tennessee.
Lieut. Col. Phineas Pease, Wounded.
This regiment fell in for battle on its color line about 8.30 a.m., April 6, 1862, and held it but a short time when it moved back fighting to this place. Its loss in the battle was 2 officers and 17 men killed; 4 officers and 79 men wounded; 8 men missing; total, 110.
Erected by State of Illinois.
Location. 35° 8.22′ N, 88° 21.089′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0 miles east of Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. Camp of Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Julius Raith Illinois Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schwartz's Battery (about 300 feet away); 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (about 300 feet away); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (about 300 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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