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

Lauman's Brigade

Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Lauman's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
1. Lauman's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
U.S.
Lauman's (3d) Brigade,
17th Ky., 25th Ky., 44th Ind., 31st Ind.,
Hurlbut's (4th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.

This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, was engaged here from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. April 6, 1862 and then retired to siege guns.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 162.)
 
Location. 35° 8.075′ N, 88° 19.802′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.4 miles south of Brown's Ferry Road. Touch for map. This marker is on a path leading east from the Hamburg-Savannah Road. The path starts immediately across the road from the southeast corner of Wicker Field. Walk in about 1/10 mile, past the 16th Wisconsin and 12th Illinois markers. 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. 57th Illinois Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured
Lauman's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Lauman's Brigade Marker
Looking east on trail. 57th Illinois monument in background.
in a direct line); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 5th Ohio Cavalry (about 400 feet away); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 24th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); Terrill's Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Regarding Lauman's Brigade. Lauman's brigade helped hold the right flank of the Union line here during the late afternoon of the first day of the battle of Shiloh, before retreating to the top of the bluff at Pittsburg Landing.
 
Also see . . .  Lauman's Brigade. Details of the movements of Lauman's Brigade. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.   2. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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