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

Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry

Hildebrand's Brigade -- Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Camp of
53d Ohio Infantry,
Hildebrand's (3d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was facing south, at the left of this camp.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A62.)
 
Location. 35° 7.742′ N, 88° 21.2′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Peabody Road 0.2 miles east of Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. 130 yards south of road in Rea 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. 53rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterhouse's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Polk's Tennessee Battery (about 400 feet away); Mississippi Monument (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Cleburne's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 13th Tennessee Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers.
Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking west.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To follow the movements of the 53rd Ohio Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking north. 53rd Ohio monument visible to right.
 
 
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