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

25th Missouri Infantry

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
25th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
1. 25th Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
25th Missouri Infantry
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 8:30 A.M. to 9 A.M. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 215.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1961.
 
Location. 35° 7.607′ N, 88° 20.839′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Reconnoitering Road and Peabody Road, on the right when traveling north on Reconnoitering Road. Located in the morning battlefield 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. Invasion of the Union Camps (within shouting distance of this marker); Hungry Soldiers and Souvenirs (within shouting distance of this marker); Vision for Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 25th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance
25th Missouri Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 25th Missouri Infantry Tablet
The regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Robert T. Van Horn at the battle.
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of this marker); Colonel Everett Peabody (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away); Wood's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 21st Missouri Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Early Federal Battle Line image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Early Federal Battle Line
Looking south down Reconnoitering Road near the intersection of Peabody Road. Federal regiments, rousted from their camps by early skirmishing, managed to form a quick battle line a few hundred yards south along the high ground in the distance. At around 8:30, the 25th Missouri fell back to a new line near the tablet location, also along a line of high ground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,008 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 12, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.   2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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