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

32nd Indiana Infantry

Gibson's Brigade - McCook's Division

— Army of the Ohio —

 
 
32nd Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 32nd Indiana Infantry Marker
Looking north from Corinth Road. Water Oaks Pond in background.
Inscription.  (front)
32d
Regiment
Infantry,
Commanded by
Col. August Willich,
6th Brigade -- Col. W.H. Gibson --
2nd Division -- Gen. McCook--
Army of the Ohio.
Indiana
(back)
32d Infantry,
Commanded by Col. August Willich.
This regiment arrived on the battlefield at 10 a.m, April 7th, 1862. Was ordered to the front by Major General Grant. It formed on this line about 12 m., when the regiment repulsed an assault by the enemy. During the day this regiment made several charges upon the enemy, driving him back. Casualties; Killed 2 officers and 8 men; wounded 4 officers and 82 men; total, 96.
 
Erected by State of Indiana. (Marker Number M088.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1904.
 
Location. 35° 8.262′ N, 88° 21.01′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker
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is on Corinth Road, 0.1 miles east of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. 46th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bouton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Burrow's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 11th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Tennessee Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
32nd Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 32nd Indiana Infantry Marker
Front.
32nd Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 32nd Indiana Infantry Marker
Front.
32nd Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. 32nd Indiana Infantry Marker
Back.
32nd Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
5. 32nd Indiana Infantry Marker
Back.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 619 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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