Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
49th Ohio Infantry
Gibson's Brigade - McCook's Division
Army of the Ohio
Lt. Col. A.M. Blackman
Gibson's (6th) Brigade
McCook's (2d) Division
Army of the Ohio
This regiment arrived on the field at 11 a.m., April 7, 1862. It became engaged here about noon, and fought its way forward about 80 yards where the battle ended at 3 p.m. Its loss was 6 men killed; 34 wounded; total, 40.
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number M130.)
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° 8.114′ N, 88° 20.917′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road, Ό mile east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Located 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. Wood's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veatch's Brigade Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 14th Ohio Battery (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 700 feet away); Burrow's Battery (about 700 feet away); 57th Indiana Infantry (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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