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

6th Indiana Infantry

Rousseau's Brigade - McCook's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
6th Indiana Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 6th Indiana Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
6th Regiment
Infantry
commanded by
Col. Thomas T. Crittenden.
4th Brigade - Gen. Rousseau
2nd Division - Gen. McCook
Army of the Ohio

(Back):
6th Infantry
commanded by
Col. Thomas T. Crittenden.
This Regiment arrived on the battlefield at 6 a.m. April 7th, 1862. At 8 a.m. advanced under the fire of a battery of artillery. Occupied this position from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Enemy gave way; Regiment followed until late in the day. Casualties: Killed 4; Wounded 36; Missing 2; Total 42.
 
Erected by State of Indiana.
 
Location. 35° 8.306′ N, 88° 20.39′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located at stop three, the Hornet's Nest, on the driving tour of Shiloh National Battlefield. 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. 15th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hornets' Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back of Monument
of this marker); 58th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 7th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); US Regulars Infantry Monument (about 600 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.
 
Also see . . .  6th Indiana Infantry. A brief look at the regiment's service record. (Submitted on October 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
6th Indiana Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. 6th Indiana Infantry Monument
6th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
4. 6th Indiana Infantry Marker
Front of monument.
6th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
5. 6th Indiana Infantry Marker
Rear of monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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