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

2nd Indiana Cavalry Regiment

Nelson's Division

 

— Army of the Ohio —

 
2nd Indiana Cavalry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 2nd Indiana Cavalry Regiment Monument
Inscription.  (Front):
2nd Regiment
Cavalry
commanded by
Lieut. Col. Edward M. McCook.
4th Division - Gen. Nelson -
Army of the Ohio
Indiana

(Back):
2nd. Cavalry,
commanded by
Lieut. Col. Edward M. McCook.
This regiment arrived opposite Pittsburg Landing on Sunday evening, April 6th, 1862, with Gen. Nelson's Division. Was ordered to remain there until in the afternoon of the 7th when it crossed the river to the battlefield. Casualties. Wounded 2 men. Missing 1 man. Total 3.
 
Erected by State of Indiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1780.
 
Location. 35° 9.065′ N, 88° 19.408′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Pittsburg Landing Road and Residence Circle, on the right when traveling west on Pittsburg Landing Road. Located just southwest of the visitor center in 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. Illinois Cavalry (a few steps from this marker);
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back of Monument
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11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourth Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 50th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Division (about 300 feet away); Iowa Memorial (about 300 feet away); Dresser's Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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