Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
17th Kentucky Infantry
Lauman's Brigade -- Hurlbut's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
Lauman's (3d) Brig., Hurlbut's (4th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was engaged here from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6, 1862. It formed first facing west and in a short time changed direction to rear on right company and was engaged facing south behind a fence, until ordered to the left when it became engaged near Wicker Field.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 161.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 7.817′ N, 88° 20.1′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. 250 yards north of road on western edge of Sarah Bell's Cotton Field. Near Welker's Battery marker (#167). 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. Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Kentucky Infantry (within Myers' Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Willard's Battery (about 300 feet away); Ross' Battery (about 500 feet away); 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion and 9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (about 500 feet away); McClung's Tennessee Battery (about 500 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 May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 534 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.