Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry
Raith's Brigade - McClernand's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
43d Illinois Infantry.
Raith's (3d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 100 yards forward, in the ravine.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A11.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1870.
Location. 35° 8.03′ N, 88° 20.867′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. 70 yards southwest of road behind Veatch's Brigade Marker (157), 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. 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Veatch's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 77th Pennsylvania Infantry49th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (about 600 feet away); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 49th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 14, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.