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

Crescent (La.) Regiment

Pond's Brigade - Ruggles’ Division

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Crescent (La.) Regiment Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Crescent (La.) Regiment Tablet
The regiment was commanded by Colonel Marshall J. Smith at the battle.
Inscription.
C.S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Crescent (La.) Regiment,
Pond's (3d) Brigade, Ruggles' (1st) Division,
Bragg's Corps.

This Regiment was engaged here Monday April 7, 1862 supporting Washington (La.) Artillery, it recovered the guns of that battery that had been captured.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 380.)
 
Location. 35° 7.801′ N, 88° 20.295′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Davis' Wheat 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. Washington (La.) Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Crescent Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Louisiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrill's Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Arkansas Infantry
Crescent (La.) Regiment Tablet at the Edge of Davis' Wheat Field image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Crescent (La.) Regiment Tablet at the Edge of Davis' Wheat Field
(about 400 feet away); Bate's 2nd Tennessee Infantry (about 600 feet away); Gladden's Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  The Crescent Regiment. The regiment was also known as the 24th Louisiana Infantry. (Submitted on September 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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