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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 —

 
Marsh's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
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.

This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, was engaged here at 4.30 p.m. April 6, 1862. The left of the brigade swung back to connect with 2d Division and bivouacked on that line Sunday night.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 28.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 9.03′ N, 88° 20.117′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.3 miles south of State Highway 22, on the right when traveling south. This section of Hamburg-Savannah Road is an unpaved pedestrian route, 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. Hickenlooper's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in
Marsh's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Marsh's Brigade Marker
Looking SE on Hamburg-Savannah Road. This marker is in back, with Hickenlooper's Battery marker in front. Mulberry Field is to the right.
a direct line); Camp of 9th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); 13th Missouri Infantry (about 400 feet away); 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 46th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); McArthur (approx. 0.2 miles 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 18, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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