Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Army of the Tennessee
Lauman's (3d) Brigade,
17th Ky., 25th Ky., 44th Ind., 31st Ind.,
Hurlbut's (4th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, was engaged here from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. April 6, 1862 and then retired to siege guns.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 162.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1945.
Location. 35° 8.075′ N, 88° 19.802′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road, 0.4 miles south of Brown's Ferry Road. This marker is on a path leading east from the Hamburg-Savannah Road. The path starts immediately across the road from the southeast corner of Wicker Field. Walk in about 1/10 mile, past the 16th Wisconsin and 12th Illinois markers. 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. 57th Illinois Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Illinois Infantry12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 5th Ohio Cavalry (about 400 feet away); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 24th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); Terrill's Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Regarding Lauman's Brigade. Lauman's brigade helped hold the right flank of the Union line here during the late afternoon of the first day of the battle of Shiloh, before retreating to the top of the bluff at Pittsburg Landing.
Also see . . .
1. Lauman's Brigade. Battlefield Wanderings (Submitted on December 17, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing). American Battlefield Trust website entry (Submitted on February 13, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. 2. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.