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

12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry

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

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
12th Illinois Infantry,
13th Missouri Infantry,
McArthur's (2d) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division.

At about 10 a.m. April 7, 1862 these regiments advanced from this position and engaged the enemy that was sheltered behind a breastwork of logs in Marsh's brigade camp.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 77.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.88′ N, 88° 20.809′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road ¾ mile west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. 100 yards north of Cavalry Road in Jones' Field. 30 yards west of 7th Illinois tablet, 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. 7th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Mann's Battery
12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking south across Jones' Field.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lauman's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McAllister's Battery (about 400 feet away); Camp of 13th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking east along line of engagement.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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