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

Veatch's Brigade

Hurlbut's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
Veatch's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Veatch's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
25th Indiana, 14th Illinois,
Veatch's (2d) Brig., Hurlbut's (4th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

These regiments fell back to this position and were engaged at about 11.30 a.m. April 6, 1862. They advanced to near McClernand's headquarters at noon and soon after fell back here and then moved to the right. At 2.30 p.m. They fell back to Cavalry Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 146.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.577′ N, 88° 20.708′ 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 when traveling north. About 1/2 mile 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. Gibson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleburne's Brigade (about 300 feet
Veatch's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Veatch's Brigade Marker
Looking south.
away, measured in a direct line); 11th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Trabue's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 15th Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away); Anderson's Brigade (about 800 feet away); 81st Ohio Infantry (about 800 feet away); Williams' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Veatch's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Veatch's Brigade Marker
Looking west on trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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