Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
77th Pennsylvania Infantry
Kirk's Brigade - McCook's Division
Army of the Ohio
Army of the Ohio.
77th Pennsylvania Infantry,
Kirk's (5th) Brigade,
McCook's (2d) Division.
This regiment was detached from its brigade, sent to the left, and became engaged in Review Field about noon April 7th, 1862. It advanced to this place where it was engaged at the close of the battle.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 284.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1870.
Location. 35° 8.007′ N, 88° 20.9′ 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. 150 yards southwest of road on trail starting opposite 77th PA monument, 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. Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Veatch's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 57th Indiana Infantry77th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 49th Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named 49th Illinois Infantry (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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