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

81st Ohio Infantry

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

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
81st Ohio Infantry,
McArthur's (2d) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division.
This regiment formed the left of McClernand's line of battle Monday April 7, 1862 and came into position here at 9 a.m. It advanced to the south-east corner of Jones Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 85.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1813.
 
Location. 35° 8.637′ N, 88° 20.231′ 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. 200 yards south of Cavalry road on a trail starting at the 15th Illinois monument, 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. 13th Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hill's (5th) Tennessee - 23rd Tennessee - 24th Tennessee
81st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking south on the trail; this table is the one on the left, and the 13th Iowa tablet is visible on the right.
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(about 400 feet away); 15th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 13th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); McAllister's Battery (about 700 feet away); Camp of 15th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 52nd Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
81st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking southwest.
 
 
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 459 times since then and 10 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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