Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
9th Illinois Infantry
McArthur's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
2d Division--W. H. L. Wallace,
Army of the Tennessee.
(back of monument)
Col. August Mersy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
Location. 35° 7.85′ N, 88° 19.75′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road, 0.2 miles north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling north. 80 yards southeast of small field opposite peach orchard, on a path 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 9th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); General Albert Sidney Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Death of General Johnston (about 300 feet away); Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery (about 300 feet away); Conquer or Perish (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Regarding 9th Illinois Infantry. The 9th Illinois had the highest percentage killed and wounded of all the regiments engaged at Shiloh.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.