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

Marsh's Brigade

McClernand's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Marsh's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
45th Ill., 48th Ill., 20th Ill., 11th Ill.,
Marsh's (2d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

At 12 P.M., April 6, 1862 this brigade, with its regiments in order as above, charged the enemy and recovered its camp. Its right regiments, assisted by 11th Iowa, captured Cobb's Kentucky battery of six guns near this place.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 27.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1882.
 
Location. 35° 8.464′ N, 88° 20.944′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension and Sherman Road, on the right when traveling south on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension. Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension, a grassy unpaved pedestrian route also marked as McClernand Road, 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 (within shouting
Marsh's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Marsh's Brigade Marker
Looking SE along McClernand Road (Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension).
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distance of this marker); 81st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); 17th Illinois Infantry (about 300 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 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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