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

21st Missouri Infantry

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
21st Missouri Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 21st Missouri Infantry Tablet
Colonel David Moore, commanding the regiment, was wounded at Shiloh.
Inscription.  
U.S.
21st Missouri Infantry,
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

A portion of this regiment reformed here at 9 a.m., April 6, 1862 and was engaged under Gen. Prentiss. Sixty of the number attached themselves to the 14th Iowa and fought with it during the day, and were captured with it, in the camp of the 32d Illinois, at 5.30 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 220.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1867.
 
Location. 35° 8.108′ N, 88° 20.256′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hornets Nest Loop and Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling north on Hornets Nest Loop. Located near the intersection of the "Sunken Road" and the Eastern Corinth Road 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. Munch's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 14th Iowa Infantry Regiment
21st Missouri Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 21st Missouri Infantry Tablet
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Impenetrable Thicket (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hornets Nest" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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Jul. 1, 2022