Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
30th Indiana Infantry
Kirk's Brigade -- McCook's Division
— Army of the Ohio —
Col. Sion S. Bass,
5th Brigade - Col. E.N. Kirk -
2nd Division - Gen. McCook -
Army of the Ohio.
Col. Sion S. Bass
Lieut. Col. Joseph B. Dodge,
Major Orin Hurd.
This regiment arrived on the battlefield Monday, April 7, 1862, at 6 a.m.; went to the front and right center of army. At 10 a.m. was in line in reserve on the right of Gen. Rousseau's brigade; advanced and formed on this line about 12 m. It was furiously assaulted by the enemy for two hours, when the enemy gave way in retreat. Here Col. Bass fell mortally wounded. Casualties--killed, 12 men; wounded, 6 officers and 109 men; missing, 2 men; total, 129.
Erected by State of Indiana. (Marker Number M086.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1838.
Location. 35° 8.368′ N, 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. A different marker also named 30th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Retreat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); 29th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); Beauregard's Last Stand (about 300 feet away); Anderson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Confederate Burial Trench (about 400 feet away); Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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