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

Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry

Prentiss' Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Camp of
1st and 2d Battalions,
11th Illinois Cavalry
Prentiss' (6th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
April 6, 1862.

 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A83.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
 
Location. 35° 7.7′ N, 88° 20.1′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, 0.3 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. 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. Hazen's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Harper's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion and 9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephens' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); McClung's Tennessee Battery
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Venable's Tenn. Infantry (about 500 feet away); Myers' Battery (about 500 feet away); Statham's Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry Marker
Looking south from Hamburg-Purdy Road.
Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry Marker
Looking west on Hamburg-Purdy Road. Marker on left. Hazen's Brigade Marker (#271) also visible in background.
 
 
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 433 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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