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

55th Illinois Infantry

Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division

 

Army of the Tennessee

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
55th Illinois Infantry,
Stuart's (2d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 6, 1862 and then fell back 250 yards.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 183.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 7.6′ N, 88° 19.45′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.3 miles south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling south. 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. Gage's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 55th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 71st Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Jackson's Brigade
55th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south.
(about 700 feet away); Field Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stuart (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 71st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
55th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking southeast along Hamburg-Savannah road.
 
 
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 417 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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