Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry
Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
8th Illinois Infanry,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 1 mile south, at n.e. corner of Review Field.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A1.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1945.
Location. 35° 9.033′ N, 88° 20.7′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22, half a mile south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. 100 yards southeast of road at northwest edge of Jones Field. 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. Ketchum's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 400 feet away); 14th Missouri Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Thurber's 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 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.