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

Confederate Burial Trench

 
 
Confederate Burial Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Confederate Burial Trench Marker
Looking west.
Inscription.  
(Stone monument)
To the Confederate Dead
in the Trenches
Erected by the U.D.C.
A.D. 1917

(Metal Tablet)
Burial Place
Confederate Soldiers
Shiloh
1862
(Bronze marker)
Unknown Soldier
Confederate States Army

 
Erected 1917 by United Daughters of the Confederacy. (Marker Number M023.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 35° 8.402′ N, 88° 21.113′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Loop road to Confederate Burial Trench 0.1 miles west of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling south. Park tour stop #5. 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. 29th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 45th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 30th Indiana Infantry
Confederate Burial Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Confederate Burial Trench Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anderson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 30th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 40th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Confederate Retreat (about 600 feet away); Washington (La.) Artillery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Confederate Burial Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Confederate Burial Trench Marker
Metal tablet.
Confederate Burial Trench Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. Confederate Burial Trench Marker
Bronze marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 8, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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