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

54th Ohio Infantry

Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
54th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 54th Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
54th Ohio Infantry,
Stuart's (2d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment formed here at 10 a.m. April 6, 1862 with two companies beyond Locust Grove Creek as skirmishers. The regiment was attacked by Chalmers' brigade and at 11 a.m. fell back 600 yards.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 187.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1780.
 
Location. 35° 7.4′ N, 88° 19.2′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road (Bowden Lane), half a mile south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling south. This is outside the main park area, in a small island of park land. It is most easily reached by taking an unpaved driveway on the left side of the road. The turnoff is about .4 miles southeast of Hamburg-Purdy road. The marker is behind a hedge on the right side of the driveway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 55th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Chalmers' Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gage's Alabama Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named 55th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackson's Brigade (approx. half a mile away); 71st Ohio Infantry (approx. half a mile away); Thousands of Wounded (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
54th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 54th Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking southeast.
54th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 54th Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking east across driveway. Back of marker is visible.
 
 
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 529 times since then and 19 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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