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

16th Wisconsin Infantry

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. 16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
16th Wisconsin Infantry,
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 7 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. April 6, 1862. It then fell back to its camp.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 221.)
 
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° 7.336′ N, 88° 20.56′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Corinth Road, 0.1 miles south of Peabody Road, on the right when traveling south. 85 yards west of road on a trail 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 walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Brig. Gen. Adley H. Gladden (within shouting distance of this marker); Munch's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gladden's Brigade (about 300
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By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. 16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
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feet away, measured in a direct line); Swett's Mississippi Battery (about 300 feet away); Harper's Mississippi Battery (about 400 feet away); Hickenlooper's Battery (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
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By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. 16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Looking west on trail, with marker at left.
16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
4. 16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Trail leading west toward this marker from Eastern Corinth Road, near Munch's Battery marker (#240).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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