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

61st Illinois Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
61st Illinois Infantry,
Miller's (2d) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was stationed here, in reserve, from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 225.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
 
Location. 35° 8.234′ N, 88° 20.215′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Eastern Corinth Road 0.1 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. Located 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. Richardson's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 13th Kentucky Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 12th Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bartlett's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 59th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance
61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south along Eastern Corinth Road. Richardson's Battery tablet and 13th Kentucky tablet are visible in the background.
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of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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