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

40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments

McDowell's Brigade - Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments Tablet
Inscription.
U.S.
40th Illinois, 6th Iowa,
McDowell's (1st) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

These regiments were in position here at 4.30 p.m. April 6, 1862, and bivouacked here Sunday night.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 182.)
 
Location. 35° 9.035′ N, 88° 19.473′ 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. 17th Indiana Infantry (here, next to this marker); 7th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 51st Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Iowa Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this
40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments Position
These two regiments reformed from their earlier fighting and supported the artillery along Grant's last line.
marker); Mann's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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