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

59th Ohio Infantry

Boyle's Brigade - Crittenden's Division

— Army of the Ohio —

 
 
59th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 59th Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking north on Eastern Corinth Road.
Inscription.  (front)
Ohio
59th Infantry
Commanded by
Col. J.P.Fyffe
Boyle's (11th) Brigade
Crittenden's (5th) Division
Army of the Ohio
(back)
This regiment formed here in support of Barlett's battery at 10 a.m., April 7, 1862, and held the position until about 12 m., when it advanced to left and front, and was engaged near Hamburg road, where its greatest loss occurred. Its loss was 6 men killed; 51 wounded; total, 57.
 
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number M136.)
 
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° 8.257′ N, 88° 20.212′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Eastern Corinth Road, 0.1 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. 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. Bartlett's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (a few steps from
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this marker); 61st Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Richardson's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone's Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 59th Ohio Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
 
59th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 59th Ohio Infantry Marker
Front.
59th Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 59th Ohio Infantry Marker
Back.
 
 
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 533 times since then and 3 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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