Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
52nd Illinois Infantry
Sweeny's Brigade -- W.H.L. Wallace's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
52d Illinois Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was in reserve here from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. April 6, 1862. It then moved by right flank down Tilghman Creek and engaged Wharton's Cavalry which was moving by flank up the creek. It was next engaged at 15th Ill. camp.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 96.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 8.35′ N, 88° 20.267′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth Road ¼ mile east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. 150 yards north of road on a path along Tilghman Branch. 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. WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 57th Illinois InfantryCrescent (La.) Regiment (about 400 feet away); 19th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); 5th Kentucky Infantry (about 500 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 600 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 April 4, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.