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

45th Illinois Infantry

Marsh's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
45th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 45th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
45th Illinois Infantry,
Marsh's (2d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here at 11 A.M. April 6, 1862. After a short engagement it fell back to the ravine where it rallied and rejoined its brigade here at 12 M.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 26.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.437′ N, 88° 20.896′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension 0.2 miles north of Corinth Road, on the right when traveling north. On trail from McClernand's HQ, about 300 yards north and west, 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. Cobb's Kentucky Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marsh's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Dresser's Battery (about 400 feet away);
45th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 45th Illinois Infantry Marker
Side of tablet visible at left center. Looking west on trail.
Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 81st Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); Johnson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 11th Iowa Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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