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

52nd Illinois Infantry

Sweeny's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 52nd Illinois Infantry Marker
Front of monument.
Inscription.  (front)
Illinois
52d Infantry
3d Brigade - Sweeny
2d Division - W.H.L. Wallace
Army of the Tennessee

(back)
52d Infantry.
Commanded by
1. Major H. Stark.
2. Capt. E. A. Bowen.
This regiment was held in reserve until 4 p.m., April 6, 1862, when it formed for battle on this line and resisted the attack of the enemy until withdrawn for the night. Its loss in the battle was 1 officer and 22 men killed; 3 officers and 120 men wounded; 9 men missing; total, 155.
 
Erected by State of Illinois. (Marker Number M068.)
 
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° 8.76′ N, 88° 20.233′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road ¼ mile west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. 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. Camp of 15th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker);
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 52nd Illinois Infantry Marker
Back of monument.
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29th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Illinois - 25th Indiana (about 400 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana (about 500 feet away); 15th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
52nd Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 52nd Illinois Infantry Marker
Monument viewed looking west toward Cavalry Field.
 
 
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 496 times since then and 13 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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