Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry
Hare's Brigade -- McClernand's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
18th Illinois Infantry,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 7/8 mile south, north of Review Field.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A2.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1988.
Location. 35° 8.967′ N, 88° 20.7′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22 0.6 miles south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. 200 yards southeast of road, on eastern 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. Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 300 feet away); 14th Missouri Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 8th Illinois InfantryThurber's Battery (about 500 feet away); Camp of Dresser's Battery (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 600 feet 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 this unit, study each marker in the order shown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on May 31, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.