Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
55th Illinois Infantry
Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
55th Illinois Infantry,
Stuart's (2d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was in position here at 5 p.m. April 6, 1862 and bivouacked here Sunday night.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 185.)
Location. 35° 9.025′ N, 88° 19.31′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Located between the visitor center parking lot and the National Cemetery at 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 H, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (here, next to this marker); 54th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Shiloh National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Powell's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of Powell's Battery Headquarters General U. S. Grant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army of the Ohio (about 300 feet away); Army of the Mississippi (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.