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

53rd Ohio Infantry

Hildebrand's Brigade - Sherman's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
53d Ohio Infantry,
Hildebrand's (3d) Brigade,
Sherman's (5th) Division.
This regiment, attached temporarily to Col. Marsh's command, was in position here at 9 a.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 193.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1904.
 
Location. 35° 8.679′ N, 88° 20.259′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Cavalry Road ¼ mile west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling west. On a trail leading south from the 15th Illinois Infantry campground marker, about 1/4 mile from the road, 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. 15th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 81st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking northwest toward Cavalry Field.
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marker also named 13th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); McAllister's Battery (about 400 feet away); Camp of 15th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 52nd Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 29th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking northwest on spur from main trail. Marker is (barely) visible in the lower center of photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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