Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
17th Illinois Infantry
Raith's Brigade - McClernand's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
17th Illinois Infantry,
Raith's (3d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was engaged here, supporting Schwartz's battery, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 6, 1862. It then fell back 900 yards to McClernand's third line.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 30.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1931.
Location. 35° 8.216′ N, 88° 21.176′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Corinth Road and Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling north on Corinth Road. 50 yards south of intersection. 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. Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Morton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting distance of Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Julius Raith (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anderson's Brigade (about 400 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 December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 562 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.