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

23rd Missouri Infantry

Prentiss' Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
23d Missouri Infantry
Prentiss' (6th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.

20 officers and 390 men of this regiment were surrounded and captured here at 5.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 233.)
 
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° 8.333′ N, 88° 20.133′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth Road, 0.3 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. 150 yards south of road on a trail in the woods. 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. Prentiss Surrender Site (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 22nd Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 300 feet
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away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); 57th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Stone's Battery (about 400 feet away); Surrender in the Thicket (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking northeast toward Cloud Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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