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Near 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 Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 7th Illinois Infantry Tablet
The 7th Illinois was commanded by Major Richard Rowett at the battle.
Inscription.  
U.S.
7th Illinois Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment occupied this position Sunday night April 6, 1862. It was in Jones Field on Monday.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 92.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1894.
 
Location. 35° 9.029′ N, 88° 19.478′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling east. Located south of the visitor center, along Grant's Last Line, 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. 40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments (a few steps from this marker); 17th Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 51st Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Mann's Battery
Position Held by the 7th Illinois Infantry image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Position Held by the 7th Illinois Infantry
The 7th Illinois held a position near the tablet location in the evening of April 6, 1862.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Iowa Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 August 9, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 715 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on May 31, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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Oct. 7, 2022