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

28th Illinois Infantry

1st Brigade - 4th Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
28th Illinois Infantry Monument - Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 28th Illinois Infantry Monument - Front
Inscription. (Front):
Illinois
28th Infantry

1st Brigade - Williams
4th Division - Hurlbut
Army of the Tennessee

(Back):
28th Infantry
commanded by
Col. A.K. Johnson
Held this line and one about 200 yards south against heavy and constant fire 9.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m., April 6, 1862, then retreated to the woods on the north side of this field. The regiment lost in this battle 2 officers and 27 men killed, 8 officers and 203 men wounded, 1 officer and 4 men missing. Total, 245.
 
Erected by State of Illinois.
 
Location. 35° 7.883′ N, 88° 19.931′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at stop 13, the peach orchard, of the driving tour of 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. Mann's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 32d Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Peach Orchard (about 400 feet away); 61st Illinois Infantry
Plaque on Back image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Plaque on Back
(about 400 feet away); 2nd Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery (about 600 feet away); Ross' Battery (about 600 feet away); Bowen's Brigade (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.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
28th Illinois Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. 28th Illinois Infantry Monument
 
 
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