Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
61st Illinois Infantry
Miller's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
61st Illinois Infantry,
Miller's (2d) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment relieved one of Hurlbut's regiments and was engaged here from about 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 6, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 258.)
Location. 35° 7.948′ N, 88° 19.937′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch 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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Peach Orchard (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 28th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Bloody Pond (about 400 feet away); Mann's Battery (about 400 feet Bowen's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 32d Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Willard's Battery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . Shiloh markers naming the 61st Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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