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

12th Tennessee Infantry

Russell's Brigade - Clark's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
12th Tennessee Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 12th Tennessee Infantry Tablet
Lieutenant Colonel Tyree H. Bell, commanding the regiment, was wounded at the battle.
Inscription.
C.S.
12th Tennessee Infantry,
Russell's (1st) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This Regiment supported the 4th Tennessee in its charge upon McAllister's Battery at 11 a.m. April 6, 1862 and then supported Bankhead's Battery at this place until 1 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 308.)
 
Location. 35° 8.283′ N, 88° 20.829′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of McClernand Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling north on McClernand Road. Touch for map. Located north of Review Field, 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. 4th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Bankhead's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery
12th Tennessee Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 12th Tennessee Infantry Position
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Illinois Cavalry Camp (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
12th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 12th Tennessee Infantry Marker
Looking east. Bankhead's Tennessee Battery and 4th Tennessee Infantry markers visible in background.
12th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. 12th Tennessee Infantry Marker
Looking east. Bankhead's Tennessee Battery and 4th Tennessee Infantry markers visible in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 891 times since then and 35 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week April 7, 2013. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on December 10, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.
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