Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
13th Iowa Infantry
Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
Hare's (1st) Brigade,
McClernand's (1st) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
13th Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Commanded By Col. Marcellus M. Crocker
This regiment held this position from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., April 6, 1862. Retired under orders about two hundred yards, and maintained its position until about 2.30 p.m. Moved to a point near the camp of 15th Illinois Infantry where it repelled a charge of Wharton's Cavalry. Under orders, moved to a point near, and west of, camp of 3d Iowa Infantry, where it fought its severest engagement, and remained until about 4.30 p.m., when both flanks being turned, it fell back, by order, to the Corinth road and joined a portion of Colonel Tuttle's command; advanced toward the enemy; then retired to the last line of the day, its right in front of the camp of the 14th Iowa. Was in reserve line on the 7th with slight loss. Present for duty, including officers, musicians, teamsters, etc., 760. Its loss was, 1 officer and 23 men killed; 1 officer
Erected by State of Iowa. (Marker Number M104.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 8.268′ N, 88° 20.75′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Corinth Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Extension Road, on the left when traveling west on Corinth Road. 50 yards south of road at edge of Review Field, 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. Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away); 12th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment (about 500 feet away); Bankhead's Tennessee Battery (about 500 feet away); 14th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 45th Illinois Infantry (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 follow the movements of the 13th Iowa at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 1,138 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.