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

Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry

Hildebrand's Brigade -- Sherman's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Camp of
53d Ohio Infantry,
Hildebrand's (3d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was facing south, at the left of this camp.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A62.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1869.
 
Location. 35° 7.742′ N, 88° 21.2′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Peabody Road, 0.2 miles east of Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. 130 yards south of road in Rea 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. 53rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterhouse's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Polk's Tennessee Battery (about 400 feet away); Mississippi Monument
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(about 500 feet away); The Bloody Sixth (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 700 feet away); Cleburne's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles 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 53rd Ohio Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
 
Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking west.
Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking north. 53rd Ohio monument visible to right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on June 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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