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Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

11th Kentucky Infantry

Smith's Brigade - Crittenden's Division

— Army of the Ohio —

 
 
11th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 11th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
11th Kentucky Infantry,
Smith's (14th) Brigade,
Crittenden's (5th) Division.
This regiment was engaged here at 10.30 a.m. April 7, 1862. It advanced to the wheat field where it assisted in the capture of a battery but being unable to hold it fell back to this place. About noon it was again engaged in front.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 295.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1869.
 
Location. 35° 8.166′ N, 88° 20.159′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hornet's Nest Loop, 0.1 miles north of Sunken Road, on the right when traveling north. On north fork of path leading from Sunken Road to Wicker 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. 26th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Welker's Battery (within shouting
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distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); Mendenhall's Battery (about 300 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 11th Kentucky Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
 
11th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 11th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Looking west toward Wisconsin State Memorial (visible background left).
11th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 11th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Looking south toward Davis Wheat Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 795 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on June 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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