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

Wisconsin State Monument

 
 
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By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
1. Wisconsin State Monument Marker
Inscription.  (front of monument):
Dedicated by the state of Wisconsin to her valiant sons who on April 6 & 7, 1862 fought on this battlefield for the preservation and perpetuity of the Union. A. D. MDCCCCV

(left side of monument):
The 14th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry participated in the Battle of Shiloh April 7, 1862. It lost 16 killed, 74 wounded, 3 missing; total, 93.

(Back of monument):
The 16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry participated in the Battle of Shiloh April 6 & 7, 1862. It lost 40 killed, 188 wounded, 26 missing; total, 254.

(right side of monument):
The 18th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry participated in the Battle of Shiloh April 6 & 7, 1862. It lost 23 killed, 83 wounded, 174 missing; total, 280.
 
Erected 1905 by Wisconsin Shiloh Monument Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1847.
 
Location. 35° 8.162′ N, 88° 20.199′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hornet's
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By Nick Kurtz, June 11, 2004
2. Wisconsin State Monument Marker
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Nest Loop 0.1 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling south. Located near the Sunken Road section of Shiloh National Military Park. Touch for map. 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. 14th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendenhall's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welker's Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Wisconsin State Monument. The monument was dedicated on April 7, 1906. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.) 
 
Wisconsin State Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 11, 2004
3. Wisconsin State Monument Marker
Wisconsin State Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 11, 2004
4. Wisconsin State Monument Marker
Wisconsin State Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 11, 2004
5. Wisconsin State Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,700 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.   5. submitted on October 6, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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