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

11th Iowa Infantry

Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

Army of the Tennessee

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 11th Iowa Infantry Marker
Looking west toward Water Oaks Pond.
Inscription.  
(front)
Iowa
To Her
11th Infantry
Hare's (1st) Brigade
McClernand's (1st) Division
(back)
Iowa
11th Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Commanded by Lt. Col. Wm. Hall, (wounded)
This regiment, detached from its brigade, was placed in position here by order of General McClernand about 9.30 a.m., April 6, 1862. It was at once strongly attacked by the enemy, suffering here its most severe loss. It held this position until 11 a.m. when it retired to its second position 100 yards in front of its camp in Jones field. It had present for duty 763. Its loss was, 1 officer and 32 men killed; 5 officers and 155 men wounded; 1 man missing; total, 194.
 
Erected by State of Iowa. (Marker Number M102.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.276′ N, 88° 20.983′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.2 miles west of Corinth-Pittsburg
11th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 11th Iowa Infantry Marker
Front.
Landing Extension Road, on the right when traveling west. 50 yards north of road in Woolf Field. 100 yards east of Water Oaks Pond, 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. 32nd Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bouton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); Burrow's Battery (about 400 feet away); Illinois Memorial (about 400 feet away); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
11th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 11th Iowa Infantry Marker
Back.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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