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

8th Illinois Infantry

Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
8th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 8th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
8th Illinois Infantry,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 11 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. April 6, 1862, and then moved "right flank file right across the ravine to connect with 18th Illinois".
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.35′ N, 88° 20.517′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.4 miles west of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the right when traveling west. 150 yards north of road at northwest corner of Duncan's 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. Trabue's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 38th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away); Walker's (2nd) Tennessee Infantry
8th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 8th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south into Duncan Field.
(about 300 feet away); Byrne's Mississippi Battery (about 400 feet away); 6th Mississippi and 23d Tennessee (about 400 feet away); 18th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Ross (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
8th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 8th Illinois Infantry Marker
Rear of marker viewed looking north from Duncan Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 486 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 31, 2020