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

18th Missouri Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
18th Missouri Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 18th Missouri Infantry Tablet
Inscription.  
U.S.
18th Missouri Infantry,
Miller's (2d) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
About 100 men of this regiment were engaged here, under General Prentiss, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6, 1862 and surrendered with him at 5.30 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 228.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1859.
 
Location. 35° 8.064′ N, 88° 20.228′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.2 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left. Sunken Road is an unpaved pedestrian route. The marker is part of the "Hornet's Nest" 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. 18th Wisconsin Infantry (here, next to this marker); 12th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry
18th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 18th Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking east along the sunken road.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shaver's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Munch's Battery (about 400 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 November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.   2. submitted on November 22, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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