Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
58th Illinois Infantry
Sweeny's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
3d Brigade - Sweeny
2d Division - W.H.L. Wallace
Army of the Tennessee
Col. Wm. F. Lynch
This Regiment held this line with slight changes of position from about 9:00 a.m. April 6, 1862, until its capture about 5:30 p.m. The regiment lost in the battle 20 men killed; 8 officers and 39 men wounded; 223 men missing; Total 290.
Erected by State of Illinois.
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° 8.316′ N, 88° 20.432′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Located near stop three, the Hornet's Nest, on the driving tour of Shiloh National Battlefield, in Duncan Field. 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. 2d Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this The Hornets' Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away); Ross (about 400 feet away); Trabue's Brigade (about 400 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 October 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 765 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.