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

28th Illinois Infantry

Williams' Brigade - Hurlbut's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
28th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 28th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
28th Illinois Infantry,
Williams' (1st) Brig., Hurlbut's (4th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was engaged here at 4 P.M. April 6, 1862 and then fell back to siege guns.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 140.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.068′ N, 88° 19.907′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road half a mile north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling north. At southeast corner of Wicker Field 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. Bruce's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrill's Battery (within
28th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 28th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south in the direction the unit was facing, towards Bloody Pond.
shouting distance of this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); Bloody Pond (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 440 times since then and 20 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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