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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, in support of Taylor's Battery, from 11.30 A.M. to 2 P.M. April 6, 1862. They then fell back to Savannah Road.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 43.)
 
Location. 35° 8.771′ N, 88° 20.848′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Sherman Road and Cavalry Road, on the left when traveling south on Sherman Road. Click for map. 50 yards ESE of intersection, in Jones Field, 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. Taylor's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Smith's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance
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
Looking southwest. Marker is at left, with Taylor's Battery (204) marker in center of photo and Dresser's Battery (46) marker at right across Sherman Road.
of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 . . .  Shiloh markers naming the 49th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south. Marker in foreground right, with Schwartz's Battery (56) marker at left in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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