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Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

12th Iowa Infantry

Tuttle's Brigade -- W.H.L. Wallace's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
12th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 12th Iowa Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
12th Iowa Infantry,
Tuttle's (1st) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

At this place the 12th Iowa Infantry was surrounded, and 429 of its officers and men taken prisoners, at 5.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number 68.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1777.
 
Location. 35° 8.45′ N, 88° 20.05′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road, ¼ mile south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. 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. 15th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 41st Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Boyle's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away); Defeated Victory (about 400 feet away); Surrender in the Thicket (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
12th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 12th Iowa Infantry Marker
Looking north along Corinth Road.
12th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 12th Iowa Infantry Marker
Looking east across Cloud Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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