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

18th Wisconsin Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
18th Wisconsin Infantry,
Miller's (2d) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
About 200 of this regiment were engaged here, under General Prentiss, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6, 1862, when they attempted to retire but were surrounded and captured with Prentiss at 5.30 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 230.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1884.
 
Location. 35° 8.063′ N, 88° 20.225′ 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 when traveling east. In the Hornet's Nest section of the Sunken Road, in Shiloh National Military Park. The road is an unpaved pedestrian route. 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 Missouri Infantry (here, next to this marker); 12th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry
18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
View to the east of the Sunken Road's "Hornets' Nest" section.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (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 22, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 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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