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

71st Ohio Infantry

Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
71st Ohio Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 71st Ohio Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Ohio
71st Infantry
commanded by
Col. Rodney Mason
Stuart's
(2d) Brigade
Sherman's
(5th) Division
Army of the
Tennessee.

(Back):
This Regiment formed line of battle here at 11 a.m., April 6, 1862, but was soon driven back to the ravine in the rear. Lt. Col. Barton S. Kyle was killed while attempting to rally the Regiment.

Its loss was 1 officer and 13 men killed, 44 men wounded, 1 officer and 50 men missing. Total 109.
 
Erected by State of Ohio.
 
Location. 35° 7.719′ N, 88° 19.56′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Federal Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at tour stop 11 (the Field Hospital) on the driving tour of 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. Stuart (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 71st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Brigade
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back of Monument
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gage's Alabama Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chalmers' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 55th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 55th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  71st Ohio Infantry. Resource page for the regiment. (Submitted on September 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
71st Ohio Infantry Memorial and Regimental Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. 71st Ohio Infantry Memorial and Regimental Position
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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