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

7th Illinois Infantry

Sweeny's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
7th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 7th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
7th Illinois Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was engaged here at 4.30 p.m. April 6, 1862 in support of McAllister's battery. It then retired to siege guns.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 91.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1894.
 
Location. 35° 8.759′ N, 88° 19.979′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Cavalry Road and Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west on Cavalry Road. Located in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. McAllister's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 18th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Illinois - 25th Indiana (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ross's Battery Camp (about 500 feet away);
7th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 7th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking north along Hamburg-Savannah road. At this junction the paved portion of the road ends, and it continues as a pedestrian route northward.
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The Cost of Battle (about 600 feet away); Veatch (about 600 feet away); Confederate Burial Trench (about 600 feet away); Michigan Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the movements of the 7th Illinois, study each marker in the order shown.
 
7th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 7th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking west from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 469 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on May 31, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022