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

WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument

 
 
WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 22, 2020
1. WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument
Inscription.  
Brig. Gen. William H. L. Wallace
Commanding
Second Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
Was mortally wounded here
at 5:00 P.M., April 6, 1862.
Died at Savannah, Tennessee
April 10, 1862.

 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.332′ N, 88° 20.248′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling north. 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. 52nd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away); 59th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); Bartlett's Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
More about this monument. The monument centerpiece is a 4.2 inch (30-pounder) Parrott Rifle.
 
Also see . . .
WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
2. WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument Marker
 W.H.L. Wallace's Division. Wallace lead a division comprised of Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, and Missouri troops at Shiloh. One of the promising officers in the west, Wallace was mortally wounded on the first day of battle. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.) 
 
The W.H.L. Wallace Mortuary Monument at Shiloh image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl, April 28, 2017
3. The W.H.L. Wallace Mortuary Monument at Shiloh
Note the replaced shield with inscription.
General William Hervey Lamme Wallace image. Click for full size.
4. General William Hervey Lamme Wallace
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,201 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 24, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.   3. submitted on April 30, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.   4. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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