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

Illinois Memorial

 
 
Illinois Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Illinois Memorial Marker
Inscription.  (front)
Illinois

Erects this monument to commemorate her sons
who here gave their services to perpetuate
the honor and glory of the United States.

(east side)
Illinois had in this battle 27 regiments
of infantry, 10 batteries of artillery and
6 detachments of cavalry. Her loss in killed
and wounded was 3957. -- In missing, 410.

(west side)
"The world will little note, nor long
remember what we say here. But it
can never forget what they did here."
 
Erected by State of Illinois. (Marker Number M033.)
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.239′ N, 88° 21.041′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.1 miles from Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. 50 yards south of Corinth Road, 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
Illinois Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Illinois Memorial Marker
Front.
of this marker. 11th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bouton's Battery (about 300 feet away); Burrow's Battery (about 300 feet away); Camp of Schwartz's Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Illinois Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Illinois Memorial Marker
East side.
Illinois Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. Illinois Memorial Marker
West side.
Illinois Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
5. Illinois Memorial Marker
Commemorative plaque on front.
Illinois Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
6. Illinois Memorial Marker
State seal on back. The eagle carries a banner reading "State Sovereignty -- National Union".
 
 
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 393 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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