Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

29th Illinois Infantry

Raith's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
29th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 29th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
29th Illinois Infantry,
Raith's (3d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here at 4.30 p.m. April 6, 1862 and assisted in repelling a cavalry charge and an attack by Pond's brigade. It then retired to the siege guns.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 34.)
 
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° 8.764′ N, 88° 20.206′ 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Illinois - 25th Indiana (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McAllister's Battery
29th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 29th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking north from Cavalry Road.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(about 500 feet away); Confederate Burial Trench (about 500 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); 18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana (about 600 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 600 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 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=38484

Paid Advertisement
Jul. 27, 2021