Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
23rd Missouri Infantry
— Army of the Tennessee —
23d Missouri Infantry,
Prentiss' (6th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was engaged here from 4 P.M. to 5 P.M. April 6, 1862, when it attempted to retire but was captured at 5:30 P.M.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 232.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
Location. 35° 8.139′ N, 88° 20.168′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hornet's Nest Loop 0.1 miles north of Sunken Road, on the right when traveling north. About 100 yards east of the Hornet's Nest Loop on the trail to 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. 26th Kentucky Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendenhall's BatteryWelker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Ohio Infantry (about 300 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 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.