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

5th Ohio Cavalry

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Battalions

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
5th Ohio Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 5th Ohio Cavalry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Ohio
1 - 2 - 3
Battalions
5th Cavalry
commanded by
Col. Wm. H.H. Taylor
1st and 2d Battalions. Hurlbut's (4th) Division
3d Battalion. L. Wallace's (3d) Division
Army of the Tennessee

(Back):
1st and 2d Battalions were in reserve April 6, 1862 behind Hurlbut's Division and furnished couriers and orderlies for the Division.

3d Battalion commanded by Major Charles S. Hayes, was left on guard north of Snake Creek.

The regiment had present for duty, officers and men 977. Its loss was 1 man killed, 6 wounded. Total 7.
 
Location. 35° 9.056′ N, 88° 19.582′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located west of the visitor center, along Grant's Last Line, in Shiloh National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 65th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 56th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 64th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back of Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Illinois - 25th Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); Lauman's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 68th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  5th Ohio Cavalry. Service history and list of resources for the regiment's service record. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Row of Ohio Monuments image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Row of Ohio Monuments
From left to right, the 64th Ohio Infantry, 56th Ohio Infantry, 5th Ohio Cavalry, Battery A, 65th Ohio Infantry and 1st Ohio Light Artillery monuments.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 834 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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