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 from 11 a.m. To 11.30 a.m. April 6, 1862. It then retired to Jones Field where it supported Taylor's battery until 2 p.m. when it withdrew to the 9th Illinois camp.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 31.)
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° 8.458′ N, 88° 21.005′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sherman Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Extension Road, on the right when traveling south. 50 yards west of Sherman Road on a trail in the woods, 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. 43rd Illinois Infantry (here, next to this marker); 40th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 81st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobb's Kentucky Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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