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

Hare's Brigade

McClernand's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
8th IL - 18th IL - 13th IA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 8th IL - 18th IL - 13th IA Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
8th Ill., 18th Ill., 13th Iowa,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

These regiments were engaged here at about 11.30 a.m. April 6, 1862. They advanced with McClernand's forward movement at 12 m., then moved to right, and at about 12.30 p.m. fell back across Tilghman Creek.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
 
Location. 35° 8.442′ N, 88° 20.614′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension 0.1 miles north of Corinth Road, on the right when traveling north. About 400 yards northeast of McClernand's HQ on trail in woods, 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. Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
8th IL - 18th IL - 13th IA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 8th IL - 18th IL - 13th IA Marker
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line); 18th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Williams' Brigade (about 700 feet away); 8th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Gibson's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trabue's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walker's (2nd) Tennessee Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
8th IL - 18th IL - 13th IA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 8th IL - 18th IL - 13th IA Marker
Back of marker visible looking north on trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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