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

US Regulars Infantry Monument

15th, 16th, 19th U.S. Infantry

 

—Rousseau's Brigade - McCook's Division - Army of the Ohio —

 
US Regulars Inantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. US Regulars Inantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
15th. U.S. Infantry, 1st Battalion.
Capt. Peter Swain.

16th. U.S. Infantry, 1st Battalion.
Capt. Edwin F. Townsend.

19th. U.S. Infantry, 1st Battalion.
Maj. Stephen D. Carpenter.

Major John H. King, commanding

4th. Brig. (Rousseau)
2nd. Div. (McCook)
Army of the Ohio.

(Back):
These battalions of U.S. Infantry,
acting as a regiment, under the
command of Major John H. King
were engaged here from about
9.30 to 11.30 a.m. April 7, 1862.
Casualties
15 killed. 141 wounded. Total 156.

 
Location. 35° 8.397′ N, 88° 20.408′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located north of Duncan 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. 1st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 7th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 58th Illinois Infantry
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Front Inscription
(about 500 feet away); 6th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away); 8th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away); 2d Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Back Inscription
Monument on a Short Trail from Duncan Field image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
4. Monument on a Short Trail from Duncan Field
The regulars fought on a line extending through the wooded area in this sector north of the field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 696 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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